renew, restore, refresh, renovate, rejuvenate mean to make like new. renew implies a restoration of what had become faded or disintegrated so that it seems like new.
efforts to renew the splendor of the old castle restore implies a return to an original state after depletion or loss.
restored a fine piece of furniturerefresh implies the supplying of something necessary to restore lost strength, animation, or power.
a refreshing drink renovate suggests a renewing by cleansing, repairing, or rebuilding.
the apartment has been entirely renovatedrejuvenate suggests the restoration of youthful vigor, powers, or appearance.
the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits
Examples of restore in a Sentence
The police restored law and order.
The government needs to restore confidence in the economy.
an antique car that is being carefully restored
Recent Examples on the WebSteroids can be used to help restore the immune system, for example, as well as a variety of other medications, depending on the situation.
Alexa Mikhail, Fortune, 9 Aug. 2022 Hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm and Restylane help restore loss of collagen, Dr. Ingleton adds.
Alfredo Mineo, Allure, 2 Aug. 2022 Sometimes, working with a couples’ therapist can help restore things to their proper balance.
Mark Travers, Forbes, 1 Aug. 2022 Dan Henderson, joined an effort just last month to help restore the nation’s depleting coral reefs.
Fox News, 29 July 2022 The regular flushing of the tidal waters should help restore the area’s peat and grasslands, absorbing much more carbon dioxide and methane, proponents say.
David Abel, BostonGlobe.com, 27 July 2022 It's naturally packed with probiotics, which help restore the balance of friendly bacteria in your gut.
Valerie Agyeman, Good Housekeeping, 20 July 2022 Or could the hearings, by spotlighting messages from Republicans who accept the election results, help restore faith in the legitimacy of American elections?
Katherine Clayton And Robb Willer, CNN, 19 July 2022 For 10 days, masks were optional, but highly encouraged, before the board voted to restore the new mandate amid the latest coronavirus surge prompted by the BA.5 omicron subvariant.
Dominic Fracassa, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 July 2022 See More
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