HyperDic: restore

English > 5 senses of the word restore:
VERBsocialrestore, reconstructreturn to its original or usable and functioning condition
changerestore, regenerate, rejuvenatereturn to life
possessionrestore, restitutegive or bring back
changerestore, repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
socialrestore, reinstate, reestablishbring back into original existence, use, function, or position
restore > pronunciation
Soundsrihstao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > restore: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningReturn to its original or usable and functioning condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
Synonymreconstruct
Narrowerdecompress, uncompressrestore to its uncompressed form
defibrillatestop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks
rehabilitateHelp to readapt / readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
rehabilitaterestore to a state of good condition or operation
reinstaterestore to the previous state or rank
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishdevolver, restablecer
Catalanrestablir, tornar
Nounsrestorationthe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
restorationthe state of being restored to its former good condition
restorera skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
English > restore: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningReturn to life; get or give new life or energy.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The week at the spa restored me"
Synonymsregenerate, rejuvenate
Narrowerreincarnate, renewCause to appear in a new form
revive, resurrectrestore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishregenerar, restituir
Catalanregenerar, restituir
Adjectivesrestorativepromoting recuperation
restorativetending to impart new life and vigor to
Nounsrestorationthe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
English > restore: 5 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningGive or bring back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"
Synonymrestitute
Broaderrefund, return, repay, give backpay back
Spanishrestituir
Catalanrestituir
Nounsrestorationgetting something back again
English > restore: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men restore the chairs
Synonymsrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, touch on
Entailed byoverhaul, modernize, modernisemake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
Narrowercobblerepair or mend
darnrepair by sewing
fillplug with a substance
heel, reheelput a new heel on
patch, patch upmend by putting a patch on
piece, patchrepair by adding pieces
point, repointrepair the joints of bricks
sole, resoleput a new sole on
tinker, fiddletry to fix or mend
trouble-shoot, troubleshootsolve problems
vamp, revampProvide (a shoe) with a new vamp
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Oppositebreak, bustruin completely
Spanisharreglar, atender, componer, recomponer, reparar, restaurar, restituir
Catalanadobar, apariar, arreglar, atendre, reparar, restituir
Nounsrestorationsome artifact that has been restored or reconstructed
English > restore: 5 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningbring back into original existence, use, function, or position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "restore law and order"
  • "restore the emperor to the throne"
Synonymsreinstate, reestablish
NarrowerredeemRestore the honor or worth of
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishinstaurar, rehabilitar, restablecer, restaurar, restituir
Catalanrehabilitar, restablir, restaurar, restituir
NounsRestorationthe re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660

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