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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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restore


Past participle: restored
Gerund: restoring

Imperative
restore
restore
Present
I restore
you restore
he/she/it restores
we restore
you restore
they restore
Preterite
I restored
you restored
he/she/it restored
we restored
you restored
they restored
Present Continuous
I am restoring
you are restoring
he/she/it is restoring
we are restoring
you are restoring
they are restoring
Present Perfect
I have restored
you have restored
he/she/it has restored
we have restored
you have restored
they have restored
Past Continuous
I was restoring
you were restoring
he/she/it was restoring
we were restoring
you were restoring
they were restoring
Past Perfect
I had restored
you had restored
he/she/it had restored
we had restored
you had restored
they had restored
Future
I will restore
you will restore
he/she/it will restore
we will restore
you will restore
they will restore
Future Perfect
I will have restored
you will have restored
he/she/it will have restored
we will have restored
you will have restored
they will have restored
Future Continuous
I will be restoring
you will be restoring
he/she/it will be restoring
we will be restoring
you will be restoring
they will be restoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been restoring
you have been restoring
he/she/it has been restoring
we have been restoring
you have been restoring
they have been restoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been restoring
you will have been restoring
he/she/it will have been restoring
we will have been restoring
you will have been restoring
they will have been restoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been restoring
you had been restoring
he/she/it had been restoring
we had been restoring
you had been restoring
they had been restoring
Conditional
I would restore
you would restore
he/she/it would restore
we would restore
you would restore
they would restore
Past Conditional
I would have restored
you would have restored
he/she/it would have restored
we would have restored
you would have restored
they would have restored
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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
2. revive, build up, strengthen, bring back, refresh, rejuvenate, revitalize, revivify, reanimate We will restore her to health.
revive weaken, make worse
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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

restore

vt. restaurar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

restore

vt restablecer; (dent, surg) restaurar
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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