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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Reparation


REPARA'TION, noun

1. That act of repairing; restoration to soundness or a good state; as the reparation of a bridge or of a highway.

2. Supply of what is wasted; as the reparation of decaying health or strength after disease or exhaustion.

3. Amends; indemnification for loss or damage. A loss may be too great for reparation

4. Amends; satisfaction for injury.

I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able.