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
Homeowners: James Corne and Sarah Byron Corne bought their home after it had been restored from a 2013 fire.
Compounding the challenge of restoring power are the antiquated conditions of the grid, which Prepa Chief Executive Ricardo Ramos has said could cost more than $5 billion to repair.
And this week, the Republican aired a new ad criticizing outgoing Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe for restoring the voting rights of tens of thousands of felons, a policy that has disproportionately benefited African Americans in the state.
The general idea is that the vagina is restored to a more youthful state.
Talk of restoring the tracks to their former glory is nothing new.
Bexar County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved $9.2 million to restore the historic Alameda Theater, which will reopen as a performing arts facility.
For those people, the device holds the potential of restoring normal regulation of blood glucose.
The account was down for 11 minutes, and has since been restored.
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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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