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
Szarmach was later charged with filing a false tax return, and agreed to pay upward of $89,000 in restitution as a part of his sentence.
In December 2010, he was charged with grand theft for apparently stealing an automobile and sentenced to 10 years probation and ordered to pay $76,000 in restitution, according to court records.
The 48 businesses will pay a collective $166,592 in restitution to refund consumers.
Smart, now 78, was sentenced to up to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay $48 million in restitution.
Jackson also was ordered to pay $5.1 million in restitution.
As part of his plea agreement, Price will be required to pay $105,556.17 in restitution to the government.
In addition to prison time, Sanchez was ordered to pay $190,000 in restitution and agreed to give up his license to practice law.
Uresti, 54, also could owe more than $3 million in restitution to his victims, prosecutors said in a court filing earlier this year.
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Origin and Etymology of restitution
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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