restore

verb
1 bring back a situation/feeling
ADVERB
quickly, soon

Order was quickly restored.

VERB + RESTORE
need to

We need to restore public confidence in the industry.

attempt to, seek to, try to, work to
help (to)
manage to
fail to
be designed to, be intended to
PREPOSITION
to

Peace has now been restored to the area.

PHRASES
an attempt to restore sth, an effort to restore sth

an attempt to restore the company's finances

be aimed at restoring sth
measures to restore sth
a way of restoring sth, a way to restore sth
2 repair/rebuild sth
ADVERB
completely, fully
partially, partly
beautifully
carefully, faithfully, lovingly, meticulously, painstakingly
successfully, sympathetically
extensively

The interior has recently been extensively restored.

digitally

The film has been digitally restored and remastered.

PREPOSITION
to

The train has been restored to full working order.

PHRASES
newly restored, recently restored
restore sth to its former glory

The buildings have now been restored to their former glory.

Restore is used with these nouns as the object: ↑balance, ↑building, ↑calm, ↑confidence, ↑credibility, ↑democracy, ↑dignity, ↑discipline, ↑electricity, ↑faith, ↑flow, ↑funding, ↑habitat, ↑harmony, ↑health, ↑honour, ↑independence, ↑integrity, ↑mill, ↑monarchy, ↑morale, ↑normality, ↑order, ↑painting, ↑peace, ↑penalty, ↑pride, ↑profitability, ↑relation, ↑reputation, ↑right, ↑semblance, ↑service, ↑sight, ↑stability, ↑status quo, ↑supply, ↑system, ↑trust, ↑unity, ↑vigour, ↑vision, ↑vitality

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  • restore — re‧store [rɪˈstɔː ǁ ɔːr] verb [transitive] 1. to make something return to its former level or condition: • The government s first task will be to restore the economy. restore something to something • a bid to restore the company to profitability… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restore — 1 *renew, refresh, rejuvenate, renovate, refurbish Analogous words: save, reclaim, redeem, *rescue: reform, revise, amend (see CORRECT vb): *recover, regain, retrieve, recoup, recruit 2 Restore, revive, revivify, resuscitate can all mean to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • restore — [ri stôr′] vt. restored, restoring [ME restoren < OFr restorer < L restaurare < re , again + staurare, to place, erect: see STORE] 1. to give back (something taken away, lost, etc.); make restitution of 2. to bring back to a former or… …   English World dictionary

  • restore — I (renew) verb ameliorate, amend, correct, cure, doctor up, energize, fix, heal, improve, make better, make whole, meliorate, mend, patch, patch up, put in order, put in repair, put right, reanimate, rearrange, rebuild, recondition, reconstitute …   Law dictionary

  • Restore — may refer to: *Restoration *ReStore …   Wikipedia

  • restore — (v.) c.1300, to give back, also, to build up again, repair, from O.Fr. restorer, from L. restaurare repair, rebuild, renew, from re back, again (see RE (Cf. re )) + staurare, as in instaurare restore, from PIE *stau ro , from root *sta …   Etymology dictionary

  • restore — [v1] fix, make new bring back, build up, cure, heal, improve, make healthy, make restitution, mend, modernize, reanimate, rebuild, recall, recondition, reconstitute, reconstruct, recover, redeem, reinforce, reerect, reestablish, refresh,… …   New thesaurus

  • restore — ► VERB 1) return to a former condition, place, or owner. 2) repair or renovate (a building, work of art, etc.). 3) bring back (a previous practice, right, or situation); reinstate. DERIVATIVES restorable adjective restorer noun. ORIGIN Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • Restore — Re*store , n. Restoration. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Restore —   [dt. »wiederherstellen«, »restaurieren«], die Umkehrung eines Backups durch »Zurückspielen« der gesicherten Daten. Dabei werden meisten nicht einzelne Dateien, sondern große Datenbestände bis hin zu ganzen Festplatten übertragen …   Universal-Lexikon

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