restitute


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to restitute: excepting

res·ti·tute

 (rĕs′tĭ-to͞ot′, -tyo͞ot′)
v. res·ti·tut·ed, res·ti·tut·ing, res·ti·tutes
v.tr.
1. To bring (a person or entity) back to a former condition; restore.
2. To repay (property or money).
v.intr.
To make restitution.

[Latin restituere, restitūt- : re-, re- + statuere, to set up; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

restitute

(ˈrɛstɪˌtjuːt)
vb (tr)
to restore or refund
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.restitute - give or bring back; "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"
give back, refund, repay, return - pay back; "Please refund me my money"
2.restitute - restore to a previous or better condition; "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"
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"

restitute

verb
1. To bring back to a previous normal condition:
2. To give back, especially money:
References in periodicals archive ?
Lawmakers here have minced their words about the proposed exercise after being bombarded by angry citizens.On Tuesday, 27 August the Senate ordered the Ministry of Financeand Development Planning to immediately halt the exercise that is affecting all sectors of government, and to restitute Civil Servants whose salaries were significantly cut, pending passage of the FY2019/20 National Budget.
He was also willing to restitute the amount of P125,000 to the government.
"After the endorsement of the budget, we will start parallel workshops in all agriculture, industrial, environmental and other sectors, in order to boost economy and restitute growth," Aoun said.
We are also keen on honouring those who return artefacts, whether they are in Saudi Arabia or abroad, and on offering rewards to collaborators who report archaeological sites or help restitute relics."
The ruling confirms the previous one of the first degree issued by the Civil Court of Second Shift and the unanimous decision of the Contentious Administrative Court in cross-claims between the BHU and the Barboni Group, and condemns "in solidum" to the members of that group to restitute and compensate the BHU for damages.
The ACC has recommended the OAG to restitute the plot to the state.
In a Facebook post hours after Revilla's acquittal on Friday, Aquino said a court may acquit a defendant and still find him liable to return, restitute or pay a certain amount of money.
The Minister's opening comments set the tone for the remaining two days, emphasising that whilst no words or actions can make good the loss and devastation suffered by Jewish families and others during the Second World War, the need to research and understand the tragic events of the 1930s and 40s and to restitute lost works of art to victims and their heirs is as pressing today as it ever has been.
Increasingly, one sees the principles invoked to defend a refusal to restitute, along the lines of 'while we are committed to the Washington Principles, nonetheless ...
Pyramiding scammer Manuel Amalilio can yet be made to restitute the loot and face jail time in the Philippines.
True to the lofty traditions of journalism, I expect Nasim Zehra to restitute the narrative and tender an apology for her dereliction, both to the Army and me.
This study discusses different angles of analysis to restitute the polymorph reality known as Islamism, by looking at ideology, sociology, and trajectories of militant radical activists in different Arab countries, as well as geopolitical factors.