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restore

(Renew), verb ameliorate, amend, correct, cure, doctor up, energize, fix, heal, improve, make better, make whole, meliorate, mend, patch, patch up, put in order, put in repair, put right, reanimate, rearrange, rebuild, recondition, reconstitute, reconstruct, recreate, rectify, redo, refashion, refit, reform, refresh, regenerate, rehabilitate, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, remake, remedy, renovate, reorganize, repair, restitute, resuscitate, retouch, revive, revivify

restore

(Return), verb atone, bring back, give back, hand back, indemnify, make amends, make good, make reparation, make restitution, put back, recompense, recoup, reddere, redeem, redress, reestablish, referre, refund, reinstall, reinstate, reinvest with, remit, render up, repay, replace, revest, satisfy, send back
Associated concepts: restore to one's former position, reetored to possession
Foreign phrases: Reddere, nil aliud est quam acceptum restituere; seu, reddere est quasi retro dare, et redditur dicitur a redeundo, quia retro it.To render is nothing more than to restore that which has been received; or, to render is as it were to give back, and it is called “rendering” from “returning”, because it goes back again.
See also: bear, bestow, continue, contribute, cure, emend, fix, indemnify, meliorate, quit, rebate, reconstitute, reconstruct, recoup, recreate, rectify, redress, reform, refund, rehabilitate, reimburse, reinstate, remand, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, repay, resume, resurrect, return, surrender, yield

TO RESTORE. To return what has been unjustly taken; to place the owner of a thing in the state in which he formerly was. By restitution is understood not only the return of the thing itself, but all its accessories. It is to return the thing and its fruits. Dig. 60, 16, 35, 75 et 246, Sec. 1.

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Restore to thy master that which is his due, and enrich thyself with the remainder.
If anyone could save me from this squalor, and restore to me my good name, and avert from me future poverty and want and misfortune, he is the man to do it.
Well, then, monsieur, you, of whom kings ask that valuable friendship which restores crowns to them, I will venture to beg of you a little of that great interest you took in my father.
To us, the wish or objection of this or that French corporal to serve a second term appears as much a cause as Napoleon's refusal to withdraw his troops beyond the Vistula and to restore the duchy of Oldenburg; for had he not wished to serve, and had a second, a third, and a thousandth corporal and private also refused, there would have been so many less men in Napoleon's army and the war could not have occurred.
If you save one you will save the other, for both stand there together and the same compound will restore them both to life.
I am very anxious," she continued, "to liberate the Queen of Ev and her children who are now ornaments and bric-a-brac in your Majesty's palace, and to restore them to their people.
Such words, you may imagine, strongly excited my curiosity; but the paroxysm of grief that had seized the stranger overcame his weakened powers, and many hours of repose and tranquil conversation were necessary to restore his composure.
carrying its curse with it) from one lawless Mohammedan hand to another; and still, through all chances and changes, the successors of the three guardian priests kept their watch, waiting the day when the will of Vishnu the Preserver should restore to them their sacred gem.
My strict sense of propriety restores it (by the hands of my wife) to its place on the writer's table.
As communities rebuild, the grant money will help these green groups educate and involve residents, leverage funding from local and federal partners, and restore urban tree cover.
It is essential that you protect Exchange from a total system failure and are able to restore a complete Exchange database.
We thought it was entirely possible to remove the dam, restore the valley, and provide water and power at least equal to what comes out of [the Tuolumne River] now--if only [San Francisco] would operate the river system properly," says Donald Hodel, then Secretary of the Interior under President Ronald Reagan.