Definition of 'restore'
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Happily, he was restored to full health to get on with his race weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under his guidance schools and churches were built and historic buildings were beautifully restored. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Surely it is worth it to see those lives being restored again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They want their right to return restored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She urged the government to send the army to restore peace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The museum wants countries to preserve what is left and restore the health of dead reefs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This helped to convince many sceptics of the case for restoring the building to its former condition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She will soon be quite restored again. Vanity Fair (1837)Loyal army officers restored him to power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The banks need to be restored to renewed health. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Healing is the natural ability of one person to restore health in another. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)Villagers hope that the building can be restored as the focal point and social hub of the hamlet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were housed in a string of sheds in a village while being lovingly restored by their owner ready for auction. The Sun (2015)The sugar rush is over for us now, routine restored by the return to school. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although a new owner tried to restore her, the project had proved too much. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He soon set about restoring the royal army 's morale. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)Within eight years he had raised 4 million to restore the building. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That means cleaning up our agriculture, and restoring health to the soil. Secrets of the Soil (1990)It isn't rocket science to restore vernacular buildings using homemade techniques. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But they are also the foundation for a sustainable and just world and a financial system in which ethics have once again been restored. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The hotel is in the process of being restored by new owners but it made a decent base from which to tackle the lake. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Three quarters of mobile phones are restored to their owners, who can be traced easily through the telephone companies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Despite challenges to pricing, they will benefit from an ambitious reform of the health system to restore universal coverage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But as soon as they leave the place, the enemy returns and restores it all the way it used to be. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was restored again, exquisitely, by the current owners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He retired in 2011, but his main motivation for returning was to restore pride after spending too many nights drinking when his life had no focus. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'restore'
British English: restore /rɪˈstɔː/ VERB
To restore something means to cause it to exist again.
The army was brought in to restore order.
- American English: restore
- Arabic: يُعيدُ إلى وَضْعٍ سَابِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: restaurar
- Chinese: 恢复
- Croatian: obnoviti
- Czech: obnovit
- Danish: genskabe
- Dutch: herstellen
- European Spanish: restablecer
- Finnish: kunnostaa
- French: rétablir
- German: wiederherstellen
- Greek: αποκαθιστώ
- Italian: restaurare
- Japanese: 修復する
- Korean: 복원하다
- Norwegian: gjenopprette
- Polish: przywrócić
- European Portuguese: restaurar
- Romanian: a restabili
- Russian: восстанавливать
- Spanish: restablecer
- Swedish: återställa
- Thai: ฟื้นฟู
- Turkish: restore etmek
- Ukrainian: відновлювати
- Vietnamese: phục hồi lại
Definition of restore from the Collins English Dictionary
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