Definition of restore :
2. To bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition; as, to restore a painting, statue, etc.
3. 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.
4. To form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or the like.
5. To give in place of, or as satisfaction for.
6. To give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace.
7. To make good; to make amends for.
8. To renew; to reestablish; as, to restore harmony among those who are variance.
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heal (part of speech: verb)
restore (part of speech: verb)
refresh (part of speech: verb)
- It therefore became the more necessary for me to return, to restore things to their former state. - "A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1", James Cook.
- One would have thought him fishing for pearls in the depths of the river, he was so fastidious in finding the exact current best calculated to restore a young lady from faintness. - "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
- The words were few, but they served to restore Vavel to a cheerful mood. - "The Nameless Castle", Maurus JÃ³kai.