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
The Canadian government has set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission over the past decade to document the schools' unfortunate legacy and has paid out billions of dollars in restitution to survivors.
Amuegbunam has also been ordered to pay $615,555 in restitution.
In sentencing Williams, U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea ordered Williams pay the victim $1,980 in restitution, officials said.
Jeremy James Farmer also was ordered to pay $81,000 in restitution.
Jamal Hussein, 46, of Plainfield, who failed to file a state sales tax return for Burning Leaf Cigars from January 2011 to September 2015, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison and ordered to pay $465,000 in restitution by a Will County judge.
In addition to his sentence, Proctor ordered Hardy pay $175, 537.74 back in restitution.
The disgraced Floyd County attorney was sentenced in absentia Friday to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $170 million in restitution.
His plea deal required him to perform 100 hours of community service as a doctor, as well as pay fines and restitution and agree never to seek public office again.
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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
Definition of restitution for English Language Learners
: the act of returning something that was lost or stolen to its owner
: payment that is made to someone for damage, trouble, etc.
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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