restorable

adjective

re·​stor·​able ri-ˈstȯr-ə-bəl How to pronounce restorable (audio)
: fit for restoring or reclaiming

Examples of restorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Department of Law didn’t provide specifics about why Ahkivgak was found to be incompetent and not restorable. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Feb. 2022 Glennon has done some work on the building, but has struggled to convince the village trustees that the building is restorable. BostonGlobe.com, 14 Oct. 2019 At a court appearance in April, Mimms was found not competent to stand trial, but restorable to competency. David Owens, courant.com, 30 May 2018 David Edwards, 54, has been in the care of the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services since being declared incompetent and not restorable to competency. David Owens, courant.com, 25 Apr. 2018 The U.S. is moving to clean energy and restorable resources. Roger Showley, sandiegouniontribune.com, 9 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of restorable was circa 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Restorable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restorable. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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