reparate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Classical Latin reparātus (repaired), perfect participle of reparō (I renew”, “I repair).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reparate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolescent, rare) Restored to a state of good repair; returned to working order.

References[edit]

  • †ˈreparate, ppl. a.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)
    Gives the Latin etymology and defines the adjective merely as “repaired”; gives one supporting quotation and does not indicate the pronunciation.
  • †reparate, adj.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, draft revision (December 2009)
    Gives the Latin etymology and defines the adjective similarly hereto; gives two supporting quotations and does not indicate the pronunciation.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Classical Latin reparō (I renew”, “I repair), modelled on its past participial stem reparāt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

reparate (third-person singular simple present reparates, present participle reparating, simple past and past participle reparated)

  1. (transitive, now rare) Repair; make reparate; restore to proper condition.
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • reparate, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, draft revision (December 2009)
    Gives the Latin etymology, noting “after REPARATION n.”, and offering for comparison the related adjective reparate, noun reparating, and verb repair; defines the verb similarly hereto and gives two groups of supporting quotations separated by 244 years and the pronunciatory transcriptions “Brit. /ˈrɛpəreɪt/, U.S. /ˈrɛpəˌreɪt/”.

Etymology 3[edit]

Back-formation from reparation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

reparate (third-person singular simple present reparates, present participle reparating, simple past and past participle reparated)

  1. (intransitive) Make reparation(s).
  2. (transitive) Make reparation(s) for; redress.
  3. (transitive, chiefly US) Make reparation to; compensate.
Quotations[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ole R. Reuter, On the Development of English Verbs from Latin and French Past Participles (Helsingfors, 1934), page 155
    reparate 1922 [back-form. f. reparation].
  • “reparate, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, draft revision (December 2009)
    Lists this verb as the same word as #Etymology 2, defining it in the transitive senses only.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

reparāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of reparō