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 of restore from the Web
The agency said raw sewage continues to be released into waterways and is expected to continue until repairs can be made and power is restored.
Kelce also came up big on a second-half drive that produced a field goal and restored a two-score lead for KC.
Lipscomb and some property owners upstream of the dam in Glendale supported repairs and upgrades for the purpose of restoring a shallow, artificial lake for recreation.
Manuel Lanzini handed West Ham a lifeline in the early stages of the second half, providing a delicate finish after some rather slack defending from Joe Gomez, but Liverpool would soon restore their two goal advantage.
President Trump says 'tax cuts will restore America's competitive edge' in the world.
In a mini stroke, blood flow to an area of the brain is blocked, but the blockage breaks up and blood flow is restored, says Dr. Sachdev.
Other post-Sandy improvements have included restoring the Hugh Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels.
People in Raqqa continued to march even as government troops rounded up demonstrators and tortured them, opened fire on crowds and sent the military to restore order.
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Origin and Etymology of restore
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsfreshen, recharge, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, repair, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivify
Related Wordsmake over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update
Near Antonymsremove, take
Synonym Discussion of restore
- efforts to renew the splendor of the old castle
- restored a fine piece of furniture
- a refreshing drink
- the apartment has been entirely renovated
- the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits
RESTORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of restore for English Language Learners
: to give back (someone or something that was lost or taken) : to return (someone or something)
: to put or bring (something) back into existence or use
: to return (something) to an earlier or original condition by repairing it, cleaning it, etc.
RESTORE Defined for Kids
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