Meaning of RESTORE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ri-ˈstȯr ]

transitive verb

( re·stored ; re·stor·ing )

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French restorer, from Latin restaurare to renew, rebuild, alteration of instaurare to renew

Date: 14th century

1. : give back , return

2. : to put or bring back into existence or use

3. : to bring back to or put back into a former or original state : renew

4. : to put again in possession of something

Synonyms: see renew

• re·stor·er noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.