make restitution

make restitution

verb atone, compensate, make amends, make whole, pay, pay back, pay dammges, provide legal redress, recompense, refund, remit, remunerate, repay, return, reward, satisfy an obligation, settle
Associated concepts: criminal restitution law, law of restituuion, legal remedies
See also: bear the expense, compensate, contribute, defray, discharge, indemnify, liquidate, pay, quit, recoup, refund, reimburse, remunerate, repay, restore, return
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Egberts-Greene, 39, agreed in court to make restitution totaling $30,729, prosecutors said.
I came up with a soul-searing list and began to make restitution as best I could.
Tom Ridge today announced that more than $2 million has been returned to victims of crime and the courts since he signed a 1998 law requiring inmates to make restitution and pay court costs while serving prison time.
The facts in Waldman indicated that the taxpayer was placed on probation and ordered to make restitution to his victims.
In making restitution of the overcharges, Guild was allowed to take advantage of TILA's tolerance for errors in APR calculations and to make restitution only in the amounts by which its APR errors exceeded that tolerance.
These approaches, though varied, show that powerful leadership, strong commitment, and openness to new thinking can help jurisdictions make restitution a more effective feature of their criminal justice systems.
The teens will make restitution by clearing brush from the surrounding hillsides, painting ramps and walls, pulling weeds and otherwise beautifying the school.
Boberski must also make restitution to Avondale of $300,000 and pay a civil money penalty of $225,000 under the orders to which he stipulated and consented without admitting guilt.
Richardson is also required to make restitution to the Alaska National Insurance Company in the amount of $24,144.
Occasionally, the culprits are caught, but a new report to the Los Angeles Board of Education concludes that few people are ever held to make restitution for the damage.