Thesaurus

restore

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of restore

  1. 1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor restore an old car Synonyms of restore freshen, recharge, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, repair, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivifyWords Related to restore make over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update

  2. 2 to bring, send, or put back to a former or proper place restored the trophy to its proper place at the center of the shelf Synonyms of restore replace, returnWords Related to restore reconveyNear Antonyms of restore remove, take

Synonym Discussion of restore

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 furniture
refresh 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 renovated
rejuvenate suggests the restoration of youthful vigor, powers, or appearance.
    • the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits


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