restitute

restitute

[res-ti-toot, -tyoot]
verb (used without object), restituted, restituting.
1.
to make restitution.
verb (used with object), restituted, restituting.
2.
to make restitution for.
3.
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- + -stitū-, variant stem of -stituere (combining form of statuere to set upright, derivative of stāre to stand) + -tus past participle suffix

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restitute

verb
1. give or bring back; "Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner" [syn: restore
2. restore to a previous or better condition; "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel" [syn: renovate
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