restitute

verb res·ti·tute \ ˈre-stə-ˌtüt , -ˌtyüt \
Updated on: 22 Mar 2018

Definition of restitute

restituted; restituting
1 : to restore to a former state or position
2 : give back; especially : refund

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Origin and Etymology of restitute

Latin restitutus, past participle of restituere


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