Definitions for restore
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word restore.
return to its original or usable and functioning condition
"restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
regenerate, restore, rejuvenateverb
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 onverb
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
"She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
restore, reinstate, reestablishverb
bring back into original existence, use, function, or position
"restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
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.
Etymology: From restorer (Modern French: restaurer), from restaurare.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: restaurer, Fr. restauro, Lat.
Restore the man his wife. Gen. xx. 7.
He shall restore in the principal, and add the fifth part more. Lev. vi. 5.
She lands him on his native shores,
And to his father’s longing arms restores. Dryden.
The father banish’d virtue shall restore,
And crimes shall threat the guilty world no more. Dryd.
Thus pencils can, by one slight touch, restore
Smiles to that changed face, that wept before. Dryden.
These artificial experiments are but so many essays, whereby men attempt to restore themselves from the first general curse inflicted upon their labours. John Wilkins, Mathem. Magick.
In his odysses, explains, that the hardest difficulties may be overcome by labour, and our fortune restored after the severest afflictions. Matthew Prior.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-stōr′, v.t. to repair: to replace: to return: to bring back to its former state: to revive: to cure: to compensate: to mend: (mus.) to bring a note back to its original signification.—adj. Restōr′able, that may be restored to a former owner or condition.—ns. Restōr′ableness, the state or quality of being restorable; Restōrā′tion, act of restoring: replacement: recovery: revival: reparation: renewal: restoration of a building to its original design: (theol.) receiving of a sinner to the divine favour: the final recovery of all men: (palæont.) the proper adjustment of the bones of an extinct animal; Restōrā′tionist, one who holds the belief that after a purgation all wicked men and angels will be restored to the favour of God, a universalist.—adj. Restōr′ative, able or tending to restore, esp. to strength and vigour.—n. a medicine that restores.—adv. Restōr′atively.—ns. Restōre′ment; Restōr′er.—The Restoration, the re-establishment of the monarchy with the return of Charles II. in 1660. [Fr. restaurer—L. restaurāre, -ātum—re-, again, root stāre, to stand.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'restore' in Verbs Frequency: #481
The numerical value of restore in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of restore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Any act of violence is wrong, in order to truly restore unity in this country, we must prosecute these individuals to the fullest extend of the law.
We've got to have a SALT march, like Gandhi did, let's have a SALT march in America to restore some common sense to our tax policy.
We have to build a national agreement as soon as possible to restore confidence, contain inflation, rebalance the government's accounts and restore growth.
Breaking it up is the foundation to ensuring that power is restored to the American people, we’re looking at this from a perspective of needing to restore power to people over their relationships, over their privacy.
Our union and all organized labor will stand together with those who believe in democracy to overturn Bruce Rauner’s illegal action and restore the integrity of the rule of law, it's a frontal assault on unions.
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- استعادة, يستعيدArabic
- obnovit, opravitCzech
- wiederherstellen, restaurierenGerman
- επιστρέφω, αποκαθιστώ, επαναφέρωGreek
- restaurar, restablecerSpanish
- peruskorjata, restauroida, palauttaaFinnish
- restaurer, restituer, rendreFrench
- helyreállít, visszaad, restaurálHungarian
- ristabilire, dare indietro, restaurare, ritornare, riportare, restituire, rimettereItalian
- 取り戻す, 立て直す, 再建, 復旧Japanese
- terugzetten, restaureren, herstellenDutch
- реставрировать, восстанавливать, восстановитьRussian
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