Meaning of RESTORE in English


v. Function: verb

1 to put or bring back (as into existence or use) FF1C; restore peace in the world FF1E;

Synonyms: recall, reestablish, reinstate, reintroduce, renew, revive

Related Words: get back, recover, regain, retrieve, win (back)


Synonyms: RENEW 1, modernize, refresh, refurbish, rejuvenate, renovate, update

3 to put into a previous good state FF1C; made plans to restore slum areas FF1E;

Synonyms: reclaim, recondition, reconstruct, recover, rehabilitate, rejuvenate, restitute

Related Words: redeem, rescue, save; amend, reform, revise; recoup, recruit, regain, retrieve; better, improve; correct, rectify, remedy, right; return

Antonyms: deteriorate

4 to help or cause to regain signs of life and vigor FF1C; restore him to health FF1E;

Synonyms: resuscitate, revive, revivify

Related Words: cure, heal, remedy; arouse, rally, rouse, stir

5 to put again in possession of something FF1C; restore the king to his throne FF1E;

Synonyms: give back, put (back), reinstate, replace, return


Synonyms: RETURN 4, replace, restitute, take back

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