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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Re-store  \Re-store"\  (r?*st?r"),  v.  t.  [Pref.  re-  +  store.] 
  To  store  again  as  the  goods  taken  out  were  re-stored. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Restore  \Re*store"\  (r?*st?r"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Restored} 
  (r?-st?rd");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Restoring}.]  [OE.  restoren,  OF 
  restorer,  F.  restaurer  fr  L.  restaurare;  pref.  re-  re-  +  an 
  unused  word  cf  Gr  ????  an  upright  pale  or  stake,  Skr. 
  sth?vara  fixed,  firm.  Cf  {Restaurant},  {Store}.] 
  To  bring  back  to  its  former  state;  to  bring  back  from  a  state 
  of  ruin,  decay,  disease,  or  the  like  to  repair;  to  renew;  to 
  recover.  ``To  restore  and  to  build  Jerusalem.''  --Dan.  ix 
  25. 
 
  Our  fortune  restored  after  the  severest  afflictions. 
  --Prior. 
 
  And  his  hand  was  restored  whole  as  the  other  --Mark 
  iii.  5. 
 
  2.  To  give  or  bring  back  as  that  which  has  been  lost.,  or 
  taken  away  to  bring  back  to  the  owner;  to  replace. 
 
  Now  therefore  restore  the  man  his  wife.  --Gen.  xx 
  7. 
 
  Loss  of  Eden,  till  one  greater  man  Restore  us  and 
  regain  the  blissful  seat.  --Milton. 
 
  The  father  banished  virtue  shall  restore.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  renew;  to  re["e]stablish;  as  to  restore  harmony  among 
  those  who  are  variance. 
 
  4.  To  give  in  place  of  or  as  satisfaction  for 
 
  He  shall  restore  five  oxen  for  an  ox  and  four  sheep 
  for  a  sheep.  --Ex.  xxii.  1. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Restore  \Re*store"\,  n. 
  Restoration.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  restore 
  v  1:  return  to  its  original  condition 
  2:  return  to  life;  get  or  give  new  life  or  energy  [syn:  {regenerate}] 
  3:  give  bring  or  hand  back  [syn:  {restitute}] 
  4:  restore  by  replacing  a  part  or  putting  together  what  is 
  torn  or  broken;  "She  repaired  her  TV  set";  "Repair  my 
  shoes  please"  [syn:  {repair},  {mend},  {fix},  {bushel},  {doctor}, 
  {furbish  up},  {touch  on}]  [ant:  {break}] 
  5:  bring  back  into  its  original  existence  or  use  "restore  law 
  and  order";  "reestablish  peace  in  the  region"  [syn:  {reinstate}, 
  {reestablish}] 




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