mend

mend/

verb

gerund or present participle: mending

  1. repair (something that is broken or damaged).

    "workmen were mending faulty cabling"

    synonyms:repair, fix, put back together, piece together, restore;

    • return to health; heal.

      "foot injuries can take months to mend"

    • improve (an unpleasant situation, especially a disagreement).

      "quarrels could be mended by talking"

      synonyms:put/set right, set straight, straighten out, sort out, rectify, remedy, cure, right, resolve, square, settle, put to rights, correct, retrieve, improve, make better

      "they mended their quarrel"