verb (used without object), restituted, restituting.
verb (used with object), restituted, restituting.
to restore to a former state or position.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English
< Latin restitūtus,
past participle of restituere
to set up again, restore, equivalent to re- re-
variant stem of -stituere
(combining form of statuere
to set upright, derivative of stāre
) + -tus
past participle suffix