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Definition 1: return to life; get or give new life or energy - [verb of change]

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

  • The week at the spa restored me

Synonyms for restore in the sense of this definition

(restore is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of restore ) cause to appear in a new form

"the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market"

(... is a kind of restore ) restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state

"He revived this style of opera" "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"

Definition 2: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken - [verb of change]

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

  • She repaired her TV set
  • Repair my shoes please

Synonyms for restore in the sense of this definition

(restore is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of restore ) put a new heel on

"heel shoes"

(... is a kind of restore ) provide (a shoe) with a new vamp

"revamp my old boots"

(... is a kind of restore ) put a new sole on

"sole the shoes"

(... is a kind of restore ) mend by putting a patch on

"patch a hole"

(... is a kind of restore ) solve problems

"He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"

(... is a kind of restore ) repair the joints of bricks

"point a chimney"

(... is a kind of restore ) repair or mend

"cobble shoes"

(... is a kind of restore ) repair by adding pieces

"She pieced the china cup"

(... is a kind of restore ) plug with a substance

"fill a cavity"

(... is a kind of restore ) try to fix or mend

"Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right" "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"

(... is a kind of restore ) repair by sewing

"darn socks"

Definition 3: give or bring back - [verb of possession]

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

  • Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner

Synonyms for restore in the sense of this definition

(restore is a kind of ...) pay back

"Please refund me my money"

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

  • restore law and order
  • reestablish peace in the region
  • restore the emperor to the throne

Synonyms for restore in the sense of this definition

(restore is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of restore ) restore the honor or worth of

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

  • restore the forest to its original pristine condition

Synonyms for restore in the sense of this definition

(restore is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of restore ) restore to its uncompressed form

"decompress data"

(... is a kind of restore ) help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute

"The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated" "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"

(... is a kind of restore ) restore to a state of good condition or operation

(... is a kind of restore ) stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks

"The patient's heart had to be defibrillated to save his life"

(... is a kind of restore ) restore to the previous state or rank

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