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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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In the morning the jailer brought him fresh provisions -- he had already devoured those of the previous day; he ate these listening anxiously for the sound, walking round and round his cell, shaking the iron bars of the loophole, restoring vigor and agility to his limbs by exercise, and so preparing himself for his future destiny.
You will stay, I am sure; you will stay and nurse her;" cried he, turning to her and speaking with a glow, and yet a gentleness, which seemed almost restoring the past.
However, we had a fair supply of cartridges and all our guns, so, for a time at least, we could look after ourselves, and we hoped soon to have a chance of returning and restoring our communications with our negro.
But she had been observed almost immediately on her return by some people of scrupulous character and great influence: they had seen her idling in the churchyard, restoring as well as she could with a little trowel a baby's obliterated grave.
Mademoiselle,' I have said, 'I am rejoiced that I have been the means of restoring to you your bird.
Her eyes filled with tears as she pictured her acquaintance so renewed; and her mother, perceiving her comfortable suggestions to have had no good effect, proposed, as another expedient for restoring her spirits, that they should call on Mrs.
The Marentina atmosphere plant will maintain life indefinitely in the cities of the north pole after all life upon the balance of dying Mars is extinct through the failure of the air supply, should the great central plant again cease functioning as it did upon that memorable occasion that gave me the opportunity of restoring life and happiness to the strange world that I had already learned to love so well.
In America, we hurry--which is well; but when the day's work is done, we go on thinking of losses and gains, we plan for the morrow, we even carry our business cares to bed with us, and toss and worry over them when we ought to be restoring our racked bodies and brains with sleep.
When the parson set about restoring his church and asked his brother for a subscription, he was surprised by receiving a couple of hundred pounds: Mr.
In less than a fortnight more the task of restoring the letter was completed.
If users are restoring to a new operating system, the Migration Wizard will ensure all restored data ends up in the proper file structure for the target OS.
The construction of a lead copper decorative bulkhead on an 1880's townhouse at 20 Gramercy Park required a different approach than restoring the porch on an 1847 Greek-Revival style house in Bay Ridge Brooklyn, or restoring the stone at the US courthouse on One Center Street, but each project had elements that appealed to him.