1 mend /ˈmɛnd/ verb
mends; mended; mending
1 mend
mends; mended; mending
Learner's definition of MEND
[+ object] : to make (something broken or damaged) usable again : to repair (something broken or damaged)
often used figuratively
: to heal or cure (a broken bone, a sad feeling, etc.)
[+ object]
[no object]

mend fences

or mend your fences
: to improve or repair a relationship that has been damaged by an argument or disagreement

mend your ways

: to change or improve your behavior : to stop behaving badly

— mender

noun, plural menders [count]
2 mend /ˈmɛnd/ noun
2 mend
Learner's definition of MEND
: a place where something (such as a piece of clothing) has been repaired

on the mend

: becoming better after an illness or injury
: becoming better after a bad or poor period