Definitions for RESTORErɪˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restore, reconstruct(verb)

    return to its original or usable and functioning condition

    "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"

  2. regenerate, restore, rejuvenate(verb)

    return to life; get or give new life or energy

    "The week at the spa restored me"

  3. restore, restitute(verb)

    give or bring back

    "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"

  4. repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on(verb)

    restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

    "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"

  5. restore, reinstate, reestablish(verb)

    bring back into original existence, use, function, or position

    "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"


  1. restore(Noun)

    The act of recovering data or a system from a backup

  2. restore(Noun)

    An instance of such an operation

  3. restore(Verb)

    To reestablish, or bring back into existence.

  4. restore(Verb)

    To bring back to a previous condition or state.

  5. restore(Verb)

    To give back, or make restitution.

  6. restore(Verb)

    To recover data from a backup.

  7. Origin: From restorer (Modern French: restaurer), from restaurare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restore(verb)

    to bring back to its former state; to bring back from a state of ruin, decay, disease, or the like; to repair; to renew; to recover

  2. Restore(verb)

    to give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace

  3. Restore(verb)

    to renew; to reestablish; as, to restore harmony among those who are variance

  4. Restore(verb)

    to give in place of, or as satisfaction for

  5. Restore(verb)

    to make good; to make amends for

  6. Restore(verb)

    to bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition; as, to restore a painting, statue, etc

  7. Restore(verb)

    to form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or the like

  8. Restore(noun)


British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RESTORE' in Verbs Frequency: #481

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Annastacia Palaszczuk:

    We are doing everything we can to restore power.

  2. Vangelis Meimarakis:

    Our first aim is to restore confidence in the country.

  3. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner:

    It will take time to restore Illinois to fiscal health.

  4. Louis Yost:

    It's not the board's mission to restore historical names.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We are making great efforts to restore peace and quiet to Jerusalem.

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Translations for RESTORE

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يستعيدArabic
  • opravit, obnovitCzech
  • wiederherstellen, restaurierenGerman
  • επαναφέρω, αποκαθιστώ, επιστρέφωGreek
  • restaŭriEsperanto
  • restablecer, restaurarSpanish
  • ennistamaEstonian
  • palauttaa, peruskorjata, restauroidaFinnish
  • restaurer, rendre, restituerFrench
  • helyreállít, restaurál, visszaadHungarian
  • ritornare, restaurare, riportare, restituire, rimettere, ristabilire, dare indietroItalian
  • 立て直す, 復旧, 再建, 取り戻すJapanese
  • herstellen, terugzetten, restaurerenDutch
  • restaurarPortuguese
  • восстанавливать, восстановить, реставрироватьRussian

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