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1. restore

verb. ['rɪˈstɔr'] return to its original or usable and functioning condition.

Synonyms

  • reinstate
  • uncompress
  • reconstruct
  • regenerate
  • rehabilitate
  • defibrillate
  • decompress

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • restorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • restaurare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Restore

  • villasenor
  • espectador
  • cavalli-sfor
  • montemayor
  • montefiore
  • bensenyore
  • underscore
  • sotomayor
  • heretofore
  • guarantor
  • balthazor
  • armentor
  • postwar
  • longcor
  • livermore
  • hardcore
  • explore
  • antiwar
  • senor
  • roquemore
  • prewar
  • paramore
  • outscore
  • noncore
  • jambor
  • implore
  • gilgore
  • deplore
  • cat-4
  • anymore

Sentences with restore


1. Verb, base form
Install the accessory drive belt and restore it to the proper tension.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The iPhone will begin the restore process, which may take a few minutes.

Quotes about restore


1. We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
- Salvador Dali

2. The message of Jesus is summed up partly in the Sermon on the Mount, and partly when he begins his ministry and quotes the passage from Isaiah: 'I have come to set free the prisoners and restore sight to the blind.' And certainly, his mission is also to bring hope. It was to heal people, to befriend the outcast.
- Dan Wakefield

3. We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.
- Pope Francis

2. restore

verb. ['rɪˈstɔr'] return to life; get or give new life or energy.

Synonyms

  • renew
  • rejuvenate
  • regenerate
  • reincarnate
  • resurrect

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • restorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • restaurare (Latin)

3. restore

verb. ['rɪˈstɔr'] give or bring back.

Synonyms

  • refund
  • repay
  • restitute
  • return

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • restorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • restaurare (Latin)

4. restore

verb. ['rɪˈstɔr'] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • sole
  • touch on
  • resole
  • improve
  • trouble-shoot
  • fiddle
  • patch
  • piece
  • patch up
  • doctor
  • mend
  • revamp
  • tinker
  • vamp
  • repoint
  • cobble
  • reheel
  • ameliorate
  • bushel
  • furbish up
  • darn
  • fill
  • better
  • troubleshoot
  • amend
  • meliorate
  • heel
  • repair

Antonyms

  • break
  • undock
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • restorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • restaurare (Latin)

5. restore

verb. ['rɪˈstɔr'] bring back into original existence, use, function, or position.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • reestablish
  • redeem

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • restorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • restaurare (Latin)
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