To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix: repaired the broken watch. To set right; remedy: repair an oversight. To renew or revitalize. To make up for or compensate for (a loss or wrong, for example). To make repairs. The work, act, or process of repairing. An instance or a result of repairing. Often used in the plural: My car is in the shop for repairs. We checked the repairs before returning his car. General condition after use or repairing: in good repair. Something that has been repaired. To betake oneself; go: repair to the dining room. To go frequently or habitually: repairs to the restaurant every week. An act of going or sojourning: our annual repair to the mountains. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.