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Restoring definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RESTO'RING, ppr. Returning what is lost or taken; bringing back; recovering; curing; renewing; repairing; re-establishing.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.




 


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