Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb restore

5 senses of restore

Sense 1
restore, reconstruct -- (return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition")
       => regenerate, renew -- (reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership")

Sense 2
regenerate, restore, rejuvenate -- (return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me")
       => regenerate, renew -- (reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership")

Sense 3
restore, restitute -- (give or bring back; "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner")
       => refund, return, repay, give back -- (pay back; "Please refund me my money")

Sense 4
repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 5
restore, reinstate, reestablish -- (bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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