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restore

EN[ɹɪˈstɔɹ] [ɹɪˈstɔː] [ɹɪˈsto(ː)ɹ] [ɹɪˈstoə] [-ɔː(ɹ)]
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    Definition of restore in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrestoresPREré-
    1. (computing) The act of recovering data or a system from a backup.
    2. VerbSGrestoresPRrestoringPT, PPrestored
      1. VT To reestablish, or bring back into existence.
        1. to restore harmony among those who are at variance
        2. He restored my lost faith in him by doing a good deed.
      2. VT To bring back to a previous condition or state.
        1. VT To give or bring back (that which has been lost or taken); to bring back to the owner; to replace.
          1. VT To give in place of, or as restitution for.
            1. (computing) To recover (data, etc.) from a backup.
              1. There was a crash last night, and we're still restoring the file system.
            2. OBS To make good; to make amends for.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • He has spent ten years lovingly restoring a rather luxurious tonneau with teak panelling and leather seats. ‎
                • He rebuilt the rotted front porch, restoring some of the Victorian filigree in the process, and reshingled the front facade.
                • A deposed monarch may go into exile as pretender to the lost throne, hoping to be restored in a subsequent revolution.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Restore an autohidden window by hovering over its icon.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Many survivors were badly remuddled, but several have been restored.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                Grammatically, this word "restore" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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