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
My goal from the beginning was to restore my rights and not to achieve any financial gain, and this settlement does exactly that, i am relieved to be able to tell the truth about my story when asked, and I look forward to being able to return to my private life and focus on what matters to me.
My petition is a call for order to be returned to our courts, to ensure the fair administration of justice, and to restore the public's trust in the integrity of our legal system, the people of Suffolk County elected me to do exactly what I am doing.
My priority is to restore Wyoming's lone Congressional seat to the people of Wyoming and to represent their interests. I look forward to working with Speaker McCarthy next Congress to clean up Nancy Pelosi's mess and hold the Biden Administration accountable to the American people.
People are selling what they can because they want to decrease exposure to Argentina. They've already taken losses, they don't see a way forward that is going to restore them, so they're cutting exposure, it's a classic capitulation.
Oppose violence, restore social order, safeguard Hong Kong's status as an international financial center.
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Translations for restore
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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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