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restorative

adjective re·stor·ative \ ri-ˈstȯr-ə-tiv \

Definition of restorative

:of or relating to restoration; especially :having power to restore
  • restorative sleep

Examples of restorative in a Sentence

  1. the restorative powers of rest

  2. took a restorative vitamin mix to improve his immune system

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First Known Use of restorative

14th century


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restorative

noun

Definition of restorative

:something that serves to restore to consciousness, vigor, or health

Examples of restorative in a Sentence

  1. Sleep is a powerful restorative.

Recent Examples of restorative from the Web

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First Known Use of restorative

15th century


RESTORATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

restorative

adjective

Definition of restorative for English Language Learners

  • : having the ability to make a person feel strong or healthy again


restorative

noun

Definition of restorative for English Language Learners

  • : something that makes a person feel strong or healthy again


Medical Dictionary

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restorative

adjective re·stor·ative \ ri-ˈstōr-ət-iv, -ˈstȯr- \

medical Definition of restorative

:of, relating to, or providing restoration
  • restorative treatment
  • restorative dentistry

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restorative

noun

medical Definition of restorative

:something (as a medicine) that serves to restore to consciousness, vigor, or health


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