English - Vietnamese Dictionary
restores|restored|restoringrɪ'stɔr /-'stɔːThesaurus Dictionary
+return to its original or usable and functioning condition
+return to life; get or give new life or energy
+give or bring back
+restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
+bring back into original existence, use, function, or position
Advanced English Dictionary
1 give or hand back, return, make restitution, bring back:
We must restore to the people the land that is rightfully theirs.
2 revive, rejuvenate, re-establish, renew, bring back, give (someone) back, resuscitate, resurrect, rekindle, reinvigorate, refresh, stimulate, revitalize, strengthen:
Your kindness has restored my faith in mankind.
3 renovate, refurbish, renew, repair, rejuvenate, resurrect, revive, reconstruct, rehabilitate, rebuild; mend, fix, retouch, touch up; Colloq US fix up:
They live in a 17th-century cottage that has been lovingly restored. Antiques often lose their value entirely if they are restored
4 replace, reinstate, put back; return, bring back:
They said that they would not rest until they had restored the rightful king on the throne. The doctor said she would soon be restored to good health
5 replace, reimburse, repay, return, pay or put or give back:
Even though he has restored all the money he took, she refuses to forgive him.
+ verb [VN]Collocation Dictionary
1 ~ sth (to sb) to bring back a situation or feeling that existed before: The measures are intended to restore public confidence in the economy. + Order was quickly restored after the riots. + Such kindness restores your faith in human nature (= makes you believe most people are kind). + The most recent operation restored his sight (= made him able to see again).
2 ~ sb/sth to sth to bring sb/sth back to a former condition, place or position: He is now fully restored to health. + We hope to restore the garden to its former glory (= make it as beautiful as it used to be). + This cream claims to restore your skin to its youthful condition.
3 ~ sth (to sth) to repair a building, work of art, piece of furniture, etc. so that it looks as good as it did originally: Her job is restoring old paintings. + The house has been lovingly restored to the way it looked in 1900 when it was built.
4 to bring a law, tradition, way of working, etc. back into use: to restore ancient rights / traditions + The death penalty was restored in 1982.
5 ~ sth (to sb/sth) (formal) to give sth that was lost or stolen back to sb: The police have now restored the painting to its rightful owner.
1 bring back a situation/feeling
Order was quickly restored.
Diplomatic relations were formally restored.
VERB + RESTORE
We need to restore public confidence in the industry.
| attempt to, try to | help (to) | be designed to, be intended to
Peace has now been restored to the area.
an attempt/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
2 repair/rebuild sth
The interior has recently been extensively restored.
| completely, fully | partially, partly | beautifully, handsomely, sympathetically, tastefully | carefully, faithfully, lovingly, painstakingly
The train has been restored to full working order.
newly/recently restored, restore sth to its former glory
The buildings have now been restored to their former glory.
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