restitutio in integrum

noun
res·​ti·​tu·​tio in in·​te·​grum | \ ˌrestəˈtütēˌōiˈnintə̇grəm, -ˌō(ˌ)inin‧ˈteg- \

Definition of restitutio in integrum

Roman & civil law
: restoration to a whole or uninjured condition : restoration to the status quo ante

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for restitutio in integrum

Late Latin

Learn More About restitutio in integrum

Dictionary Entries Near restitutio in integrum

restitute

restitutio in integrum

restitution

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for restitutio in integrum

Cite this Entry

“Restitutio in integrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restitutio%20in%20integrum. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!