Examples of restitution in a Sentence
the restitution of her stolen property
He was ordered to make restitution to the victim.
Recent Examples of restitution from the Web
In 2012, Finra fined the firm more than $2 million for violations related to leveraged, inverse and inverse leveraged products, and ordered it to pay over $600,000 in restitution to customers.
Payment information in his criminal case credits him with having paid only $3,016.18 in restitution.
Nationwide, since early 2016, federal prosecutors have secured more than 300 convictions, leading to $34 million in restitution paid back to the Social Security Administration and other agencies, according to a news release.
She was sentenced to 16 hours of work detail and fined $200 plus costs and restitution.
Should he be convicted in the trial — on charges that also include conspiracy, money laundering, and fraud — his financial exposure could be far greater: Prosecutors are seeking more than $688 million in restitution.
The defendant, Tavis Tso, was also ordered to pay over $9,000 in restitution.
In addition to the jail time, he was sentenced to three years’ formal probation and ordered to pay restitution.
The Palestinian man was sentenced to two years in federal prison, ordered to pay $91,000 in restitution and was supposed to be deported to his native Israel after serving his punishment.
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Synonymsdamages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal (s), requital, compensation, satisfaction
Related Wordspunitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation
RESTITUTION Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of restitution
- ordered to pay restitution to the victim of his crime
restitutional\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutionary\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-ˌner-ē, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutive\ˈres-tə-ˌtü-tiv, -ˌtyü-\ adjective
restitutory\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-tə-rē, -ˈtyü-; rə-ˈsti-tyə-ˌtōr-ē\ adjective
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