Definitions for Restorationˌrɛs təˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

res•to•ra•tionˌrɛs təˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of restoring.

  2. the state of being restored.

  3. a return of something to an original or unimpaired condition.

  4. restitution of something taken away or lost.

  5. something restored, as by renovating.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. a reconstruction or reproduction, as of an extinct form, showing it in the original state.

  7. the work or process of replacing or restoring teeth or parts of teeth. something that restores or replaces teeth, as a denture or filling.

    Category: Dentistry

  8. the Restoration, the reestablishment of the monarchy in England with the return of Charles II in 1660. the period of the reign of Charles II (1660–85), sometimes including the reign of James II (1685–88).

    Category: Western History

Origin of restoration:

1350–1400; < LL restaurātiō < L restaurāre to restore

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Restoration(noun)

    the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

  2. restoration(noun)

    the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

  3. restitution, return, restoration, regaining(noun)

    getting something back again

    "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"

  4. renovation, restoration, refurbishment(noun)

    the state of being restored to its former good condition

    "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"

  5. restoration(noun)

    some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed

    "the restoration looked exactly like the original"

  6. restoration(noun)

    a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.

  7. Restoration(noun)

    the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660

Wiktionary

  1. restoration(Noun)

    the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something

  2. restoration(Noun)

    the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down

    The restoration of the House of Stuart took place a few years after the death of Cromwell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restoration(noun)

    the act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war

  2. Restoration(noun)

    the state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness

  3. Restoration(noun)

    that which is restored or renewed

Freebase

  1. Restoration

    In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Restoration refers to the return of the Priesthood and the Church of Christ to the earth that started the Church. While in some ways the term may refer to the early history of the religion, in other contexts the term will be used in a way to include down to and past the present. Especially in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Restoration is often used as a term to encompass the religious messages of the Church down to the present. The restoration is associated with a number of events occurred that were understood to be necessary to re-establish the early Christian church found in the New Testament, and to prepare the earth for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. In particular, Latter Day Saints believe that angels appeared to Joseph Smith, Jr. and others and bestowed various Priesthood authority to them.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Restoration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4498

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Restoration' in Nouns Frequency: #1831


Translations for Restoration

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

restoration(noun)

The building was closed for restoration(s).

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