Definitions for RESTORErɪˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•store*rɪˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr(v.t.)-stored, -stor•ing.
to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish:
to restore order.
to bring back to a former, more desirable condition:
to restore a painting.
to bring back to a state of health, soundness, or vigor.
to put back; return, as to a former place, position, or rank:
to restore books to a shelf; to restore a monarch to a throne.
to give back; make return or restitution of (anything taken away or lost).
to reproduce or reconstruct (an ancient building, extinct animal, etc.) in the original state.
* Syn: See renew.
Origin of restore:
1250–1300; ME < OF restorer < L restaurāre; see re -, store
return to its original or usable and functioning condition
"restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
regenerate, restore, rejuvenate(verb)
return to life; get or give new life or energy
"The week at the spa restored me"
give or bring back
"Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"
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"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to bring a feeling or condition back
He's restored my faith in the human race.; Her new relationship has restored her health.
to make sb or sth return to its original state or condition
The vacation restored us.
to clean and fix an object to return it to good condition
to restore paintings/furniture
The act of recovering data or a system from a backup
An instance of such an operation
To reestablish, or bring back into existence.
To bring back to a previous condition or state.
To give back, or make restitution.
To recover data from a backup.
Origin: From restorer (Modern French: restaurer), from restaurare.
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
to give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace
to renew; to reestablish; as, to restore harmony among those who are variance
to give in place of, or as satisfaction for
to make good; to make amends for
to bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition; as, to restore a painting, statue, etc
to form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or the like
Translations for RESTORE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to repair (a building, a painting, a piece of furniture etc) so that it looks as it used to or ought to.
- يُصَلِّح، يُجَدِّد، يُرَمِّمArabic
- restaurarPortuguese (BR)
- αναστηλώνω, αναπαλαιώνωGreek
- ennistama, taastamaEstonian
- تعمیر کردنFarsi
- मरम्मत करनाHindi
- obnoviti, restauriratiCroatian
- lagfæra, gera uppIcelandic
- 원상태로 되돌리다Korean
- restauruoti, atnaujintiLithuanian
- restaurēt, atjaunotLatvian
- تعمیر کردنPersian
- ستنول، په څټ كول، ګرځول بيا په كار اچول: په ځاى كول: رغول جوړول، تر ميمول، نوى كولPashto
- a restaura, a restabiliRomanian
- renovera, restaureraSwedish
- restore etmek, yenilemekTurkish
- 修復Chinese (Trad.)
- відновлювати; реставруватиUkrainian
- تجدید کرناUrdu
- khôi phụcVietnamese
- 修复Chinese (Simp.)
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