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 restitution will be repaid at $1,000 a month for the eight years Kirby serves on probation, Nelson ordered.
At first, the couple refused to open Aitcheson's letter and the restitution, the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, of which Aitcheson belongs, said in a statement Friday.
And when Caputo finally became aware of the improper changes in March 2016 and demanded restitution, State Farm reimbursed him only from the date his car was stolen up to October 2009.
Carter is scheduled to make an oral ruling on that portion of the restitution on Nov. 6.
It initially was set at $4.5 million, but a federal appeals court ruled that the restitution was incorrectly calculated.
Calhoun pleaded guilty in June and agreed to pay restitution to both banks said U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman.
Scherf is also required to pay restitution to his victims.
The company also must pay $4,456 in restitution to seven consumers.
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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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