repair vs fix?

What is the difference between repair and fix? Thanks
7 years ago
Asked 7 years ago
Hong Shen

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There is no difference. Repair: fix something is damaged or not working properly. Fix: repair something.
Answered 7 years ago

They are synonymous in meaning, but "fix" is more common in US English ("mend" would be the usual word in UK English). "Repair" is slightly more formal in register.
Answered 7 years ago
Stu Pitt

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