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re·store

 (rĭ-stôr′)
tr.v. re·stored, re·stor·ing, re·stores
1. To bring back into existence or use; reestablish: restore law and order.
2. To bring back to an original or normal condition: restore a building; restored the patient to health.
3.
a. To place in a former position or location: restored the book to the shelf.
b. To put (someone) back in a former position or role: restore the emperor to the throne.
4. To make restitution of; give back: restore the stolen funds.

[Middle English restoren, from Old French restorer, from Latin restaurāre; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

re·stor′er n.

restore

(rɪˈstɔː)
vb (tr)
1. to return (something, esp a work of art or building) to an original or former condition
2. to bring back to health, good spirits, etc
3. to return (something lost, stolen, etc) to its owner
4. to reintroduce or re-enforce: to restore discipline.
5. to reconstruct (an extinct animal, former landscape, etc)
[C13: from Old French, from Latin rēstaurāre to rebuild, from re- + -staurāre, as in instaurāre to renew]
reˈstorable adj
reˈstorableness n
reˈstorer n

re•store

(rɪˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr)

v.t. -stored, -stor•ing.
1. to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish: to restore order.
2. to bring back to a former, more desirable condition: to restore a painting.
3. to bring back to a state of health, soundness, or vigor.
4. to put back; return, as to a former place, position, or rank: to restore books to a shelf; to restore a monarch to a throne.
5. to give back; make return or restitution of (anything taken away or lost).
6. to reproduce or reconstruct (an ancient building, extinct animal, etc.) in the original state.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French restorer < Latin restaurāre; see re-, store]
re•stor′er, n.
syn: See renew.

restore

repair
1. 'restore'

To restore an old building, painting, or piece of furniture means to repair and clean it, so that it returns to its original condition.

Several million pounds will be required to restore the theatre.
I asked whether the pictures could be restored.
2. 'repair'

To repair something that has been damaged or that is not working properly means to mend it.

No one knew how to repair the engine.

restore


Past participle: restored
Gerund: restoring

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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.restore - return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
decompress, uncompress - restore to its uncompressed form; "decompress data"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
rehabilitate - help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"; "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"
rehabilitate - restore to a state of good condition or operation
defibrillate - stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks; "The patient's heart had to be defibrillated to save his life"
reinstate - restore to the previous state or rank
2.restore - return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me"
reincarnate, renew - cause to appear in a new form; "the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market"
resurrect, revive - restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state; "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
3.restore - give or bring back; "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"
give back, refund, repay, return - pay back; "Please refund me my money"
4.restore - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or brokenrestore - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
tinker, fiddle - try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"
fill - plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"
patch, piece - repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"
cobble - repair or mend; "cobble shoes"
repoint, point - repair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney"
troubleshoot, trouble-shoot - solve problems; "He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"
patch up, patch - mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole"
resole, sole - put a new sole on; "sole the shoes"
revamp, vamp - provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"
reheel, heel - put a new heel on; "heel shoes"
darn - repair by sewing; "darn socks"
5.restore - bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
redeem - restore the honor or worth of

restore

verb
1. reinstate, re-establish, reintroduce, reimpose, re-enforce, reconstitute The army has been brought in to restore order.
reinstate abolish, repeal, rescind, abrogate
3. re-establish, replace, reinstate, give back, reinstall, retrocede Civil rights were restored in a matter of days.
4. repair, refurbish, renovate, reconstruct, fix (up), recover, renew, rebuild, mend, rehabilitate, touch up, recondition, retouch, set to rights They partly restored a local castle.
repair scrap, wreck, demolish
5. return, replace, recover, bring back, send back, hand back Their horses and goods were restored.

restore

verb
1. To bring back into existence or use:
2. To cause to come back to life or consciousness:
3. To bring back to a previous normal condition:
4. To make new or as if new again:
Idiom: give a new look to.
5. To impart renewed energy and strength to (a person):
6. To put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office:
7. To send, put, or carry back to a former location:
Translations
يُصَلِّح، يُجَدِّد، يُرَمِّميُعيد إلى العَمَل أو الوَظيفَهيُعيدُ إلى وَضْعٍ سَابِقيُعيد، يُرْجِعيُعيد، يَسْتَعيد صِحَّتَه
nastolitobnovitrestaurovatuzdravitvrátit
genindsættegenoprettegenskaberestaurererestituere
ennistama
kunnostaapalauttaarestauroida
obnoviti
visszahelyez
koma aftur ákoma aftur til heilsulagfæra, gera uppsetja/skipa aftur
修復する
복원하다
atstatymasatstatytirestauracija
atdotatdot veselībuatjaunot darbā/amatāizārstēt
reštaurovaťuzdraviťznova uviesť
obnovitivrnitivzpostaviti
återställa
ฟื้นฟู
restore etmekyeniden sağlığına kavuşturmakyenilemekeski görevine getirmekiade etmek
phục hồi lại

restore

[rɪsˈtɔːʳ] VT
1. (= give back) [+ money, possession] → devolver, restituir (frm)
to restore sth to sbdevolver algo a algn, restituir algo a algn (frm)
2. (= re-establish, reinstate) [+ relations, links, order] → restablecer; [+ monarch, president, democracy] → restaurar; [+ confidence, strength] → devolver; [+ tax, law] → reimplantar, volver a implantar
order was soon restoredpronto se restableció el orden
to restore sb's sightdevolver la vista a algn
to restore sb's strengthdevolver las fuerzas a algn
to restore sb to health/lifedevolver la salud a algn/reanimar a algn
his supporters want to restore him to powersus partidarios quieren conseguir que vuelva al poder
the investment needed to restore these depressed areas to lifela inversión que se necesita para reactivar estas zonas deprimidas
3. [+ building, painting, antique] → restaurar
to restore sth to its original state or conditionrestituir or devolver algo a su estado original

restore

[rɪˈstɔːr] vt
[+ building, monument] → restaurer; [+ painting, parchment] → restaurer
(= re-establish) [+ order, peace, relations, democracy, monarchy] → restaurer; [+ rights, tradition, custom] → restaurer; [+ faith, trust, self-confidence] → restaurer; [+ sight, hearing, health] → restaurer
(= bring back to previous condition) to restore sb to health → restaurer la santé de qn
to restore sb to power → ramener qn au pouvoir
to restore land to agricultural use → restaurer les terres agricoles
[+ stolen property] → restituer

restore

vt
sth lost, borrowed, stolen (= give back)zurückgeben; (= bring back)zurückbringen; confidence, order, calm, peacewiederherstellen; to restore somebody’s health, to restore somebody to healthjds Gesundheit wiederherstellen, jdn wiederherstellen; restored to healthwiederhergestellt; to restore freedom to somebodyjdm die Freiheit wiedergeben; to restore somebody to lifejdn ins Leben zurückrufen; to restore something to its former conditionetw wiederherstellen; the brandy restored my strength or meder Weinbrand hat mich wiederhergestellt
(to former post) → wieder einsetzen (→ to in +acc); to restore somebody to the thronejdn als König(in) wieder einsetzen; to restore to powerwieder an die Macht bringen
(= repair) building, painting, furniture, textrestaurieren
(= recover) (Comput) data, file, default etcwiederherstellen

restore

[rɪˈstɔːʳ] vt
a. (repair, YYY, building) → restaurare
b. (give back, gen) → restituire; (introduce again, confidence, custom, law and order) → ripristinare
restored to health → ristabilito/a

restore

(rəˈstoː) verb
1. to repair (a building, a painting, a piece of furniture etc) so that it looks as it used to or ought to.
2. to bring back to a normal or healthy state. The patient was soon restored to health.
3. to bring or give back. to restore law and order; The police restored the stolen cars to their owners.
4. to bring or put (a person) back to a position, rank etc he once had. He was asked to resign but was later restored to his former job as manager.
ˌrestoˈration (restə-) noun
The building was closed for restoration(s).
reˈstorer noun
a person or thing that restores. a furniture-restorer.

restore

يُعيدُ إلى وَضْعٍ سَابِق obnovit genskabe wiederherstellen αποκαθιστώ restablecer kunnostaa rétablir obnoviti restaurare 修復する 복원하다 herstellen gjenopprette przywrócić restaurar восстанавливать återställa ฟื้นฟู restore etmek phục hồi lại 恢复

restore

vt. restaurar.

restore

vt restablecer; (dent, surg) restaurar
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