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Definition 1: the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state - [noun denoting act]

(restoration is a kind of ...) the act of putting something in working order again

(... is a kind of restoration ) restoration to a previous state

"regular exercise resulted in the re-establishment of his endurance"

(... is a kind of restoration ) the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)

(... is a kind of restoration ) the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

(... is a kind of restoration ) the restoration of someone to a useful place in society

(... is a kind of restoration ) the act of restoring someone to a previous position

"we insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel"

(... is a kind of restoration ) the act of restoring to a more youthful condition

Definition 2: getting something back again - [noun denoting act]

Samples where restoration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

Synonyms for restoration in the sense of this definition

(restoration is a kind of ...) the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

"the acquisition of wealth" "the acquisition of one company by another"

(... is a kind of restoration ) finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way

"the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received"

Definition 3: the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660 - [noun denoting act]

(restoration is an instance of ...) action taken by a group of people

(restoration belongs to a domain located in ...) a division of the United Kingdom

Definition 4: some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where restoration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the restoration looked exactly like the original

(restoration is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

Definition 5: a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

(restoration is a kind of ...) representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

Definition 6: the state of being restored to its former good condition - [noun denoting state]

Samples where restoration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house

Synonyms for restoration in the sense of this definition

(restoration is a kind of ...) a condition superior to an earlier condition

"the new school represents a great improvement"

Definition 7: the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685 - [noun denoting time]

(restoration is an instance of ...) an era of history having some distinctive feature

"we live in a litigious age"

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