What does Restoration mean?

Definitions for Restorationˌrɛs təˈreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Restoration.

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


  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


  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.

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Restoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Restoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rick Matteson:

    They're not sure what the problem is and they don't as yet have an estimate for a restoration time.

  2. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    This agreement will launch one of the largest environmental restoration efforts the world has ever seen.

  3. President Vladimir Putin:

    Do we want a full-spectrum restoration of relations? Yes and we will achieve that, life changes quickly.

  4. Warren G. Harding:

    America's present need is not heroics, but healing not nostrums but normalcy not revolution, but restoration.

  5. Austen Ivereigh:

    He's coming because it's part of the process that began with the restoration of relations, he's coming to heal wounds.

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Translations for Restoration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Restauration, Wiederherstellung, RestaurierungGerman
  • επαναφορά, παλινόρθωση, αναστήλωση, αποκατάστασηGreek
  • restauraciónSpanish
  • valtaanpaluu, palauttaminen valtaan, palauttaminen, restaurointiFinnish
  • restaurationFrench
  • restaurálás, restaurációHungarian
  • restaurazione, restauroItalian
  • שיקוםHebrew
  • 王政復古, 復旧, 回復Japanese
  • restauratie, herstelDutch
  • восстановление, реставрация, реституцияRussian

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