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restoring, present participle; restored, past tense; restores, 3rd person singular present; restored, past participle;
  1. Bring back (a previous right, practice, custom, or situation); reinstate
    • - the government restored confidence in the housing market
  2. Return (someone or something) to a former condition, place, or position
    • - the effort to restore him to office isn't working
  3. Repair or renovate (a building, work of art, vehicle, etc.) so as to return it to its original condition
    • - the building has been lovingly restored
  4. Give (something previously stolen, taken away, or lost) back to the original owner or recipient
    • - the government will restore land and property to those who lost it through confiscation

  1. return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
  2. regenerate: return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me"
  3. give or bring back; "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"
  4. repair: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
  5. bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
  6. (restoration) the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685
  7. Restored is Jeremy Camp's third album, released November 16, 2004.
  8. (A-restoration) The phonology of Old English is necessarily somewhat speculative, since it is preserved purely as a written language. ...
  9. (Restoration (art)) Conservation-restoration, also referred to as conservation, is a profession devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage for the future. Conservation activities include examination, documentation, treatment, and preventive care. ...
  10. (Restoration (building)) Building restoration describes the process of the renewal and refurbishment of the fabric of a building. ...
  11. (Restoration (Elder Scrolls)) The Elder Scrolls (abbreviated as TES) is a role-playing video game series developed by Bethesda Softworks.
  12. (Restoration (French history)) The Bourbon Restoration is the name given to the restored Bourbon Kingdom of France which existed from 1814 until the July Revolution of 1830, with the interval of the "Hundred Days" from Napoleon I's return from Elba to the Battle of Waterloo in 1814–15. ...
  13. : To reestablish, or bring back into existence; : To bring back to a previous condition or state; : To give back, or make restitution
  14. (restoration) the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something; the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down
  15. (restored) A card that has been doctored from its original state. The most common act of restoration is the rebuilding of a card's corners. Restored cards have very little value.
  16. (Restored) means brought back to the way it used to be. What’s the word?
  17. (restored) fixed, made to look like new again
  18. (Restoration) The return of an ecosystem or habitat to its original community structure, natural complement of species, and natural functions.
  19. (Restoration) An item a dentist uses to restore the normal function of a tooth or an area in the mouth. It can be a filling, a crown, a bridge, etc.
  20. (Restoration) Putting things back the way they used to be.  In the case of longleaf pine forests, refers to getting back the trees, the understory community and the animal communities that once inhabited them.
  21. (Restoration) Re-establishment of wetland and/or other aquatic resource characteristics and function(s) at a site where they have ceased to exist, or exist in a substantially degraded state. ...
  22. (Restoration) The magician destroys an object, then restores it back to its original state—a rope is cut, a newspaper is torn, a woman is sawn in half, a borrowed watch is smashed to pieces—then they are all restored to their original state.
  23. (restoration) Measures taken to return a site to pre-violation conditions.
  24. (restoration) the process of reestablishing the materials, form, and appearance of a structure to those of a particular era of the structure.  (See also preservation, rehabilitation, and repair.)
  25. (Restoration) Any material or devise used to replace lost tooth structure (filling, crown) or to replace a lost tooth or teeth (bridge, dentures, complete or partial).