Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
restaurer, fr. L.
re-re- + an unused word; cf. Gr.
σταυρόσan upright pale or stake, Skr.
sthāvarafixed, firm. Cf.
To bring back to its former state; to bring back from a state of ruin, decay, disease, or the like; to repair; to renew; to recover.“To restore and to build Jerusalem.”
Dan. ix. 25.
restoredafter the severest afflictions.
And his hand was
restoredwhole as the other.
Mark iii. 5.
To give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace.
restorethe man his wife.
Gen. xx. 7.
Loss of Eden, till one greater man
Restoreus, and regain the blissful seat.
The father banished virtue shall
To renew; to reestablish;
restoreharmony among those who are variance
To give in place of, or as satisfaction for.
restorefive oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
Ex. xxii. 1.
To make good; to make amends for.
But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
All losses are
All losses are
restored, and sorrows end.
To bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition;
as, to, statue, etc.
To form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated;
restorea ruined building, city, or the like
Syn. – To return; replace; refund; repay; reinstate; rebuild; reestablish; renew; repair; revive; recover; heal; cure.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To return to a person, as a specific thing which he has lost, or which has been taken from him and unjustly detained. We restore lost or stolen goods to the owner.
Now therefore restore to the man his wife. Gen. 20.
2.To replace; to return; as a person or thing to a former place.
Pharaoh shall restore thee to thy place. Gen. 40.
3.To bring back.
The father banish'd virtue shall restore.
4.To bring back or recover from lapse, degeneracy, declension or ruin to its former state.
- Loss of Eden, till one greater man restore it, and regain the blissful seat.
- Our fortune restored after the severest afflictions.
5.To heal; to cure; to recover from disease.
His hand was restored whole like as the other. Matt. 12.
6.To make restitution or satisfaction for a thing taken, by returning something else, or something of different value.
He shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. Ex. 22.
7.To give for satisfaction for pretended wrongs something not taken. Ps. 69.
8.To repair; to rebuild; as, to restore and to build Jerusalem. Daniel 9.
9.To revive; to resuscitate; to bring back to life.
Whose son he had restored to life. 2Kings 8.
10.To return or bring back after absence. Heb. 13.
11.To bring to a sense of sin and amendment of life.
12.To renew or re-establish after interruption; as, peace is restored. Friendship between the parties is restored.
13.To recover or renew, as passages of an author obscured or corrupted; as, to restore the true reading.