restorable

adjective
re·​stor·​able | \ ri-ˈstȯr-ə-bəl How to pronounce restorable (audio) \

Definition of restorable

: fit for restoring or reclaiming

Examples of restorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Glennon has done some work on the building, but has struggled to convince the village trustees that the building is restorable. BostonGlobe.com, "Hearing set for vape ban lawsuit," 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, "Man With 130 Arrests Charged in Home Invasion Found Competent," 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, "Hartford Man Who Police Say Set Apartment On Fire To Break Lease Declared Incompetent," 25 Apr. 2018 The U.S. is moving to clean energy and restorable resources. Roger Showley, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Leaving Paris climate accord - an economic plus?," 9 June 2017

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First Known Use of restorable

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Restorable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restorable. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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