Definition of Restoration

1. Noun. The reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685.

Generic synonyms: Age, Historic Period

2. Noun. The act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state.

3. Noun. Getting something back again. "Upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
Exact synonyms: Regaining, Restitution, Return
Generic synonyms: Acquisition
Specialized synonyms: Clawback
Derivative terms: Regain, Restitute, Restore, Return

4. Noun. The state of being restored to its former good condition. "The inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"
Exact synonyms: Refurbishment, Renovation
Generic synonyms: Improvement, Melioration
Derivative terms: Refurbish, Renovate, Renovate, Restore

5. Noun. Some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed. "The restoration looked exactly like the original"
Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Derivative terms: Restore

6. Noun. A model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc..
Generic synonyms: Model, Simulation

7. Noun. The re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660.
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Geographical relationships: England
Derivative terms: Restore

Definition of Restoration

1. n. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reëstablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war.

Definition of Restoration

1. Noun. the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something ¹

2. Noun. the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down ¹

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Definition of Restoration

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Medical Definition of Restoration

1. Measures undertaken to return a degraded ecosystem's functions and values, including its hydrology, plant and animal communities, and/or portions thereof, to a less degraded ecological condition. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Restoration

restoration (current term)
restoration ecology
restoration measure
restorative dental materials
restorative dentistry
restorative justice

Literary usage of Restoration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1884)
"The restoration. sistent with the end which society was formed to promote. To the origin of all power in the people, and the end of all power for the ..."

2. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"(2) SCOTLAND FROM THE restoration TO THE UNION OF THE PARLIAMENTS (1660-1707) The ... At the restoration Protestantism was the religion of the nation, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"(2) SCOTLAND FROM THE restoration TO THE UNION OP THE PARLIAMENTS (1660-1707) The ... At the restoration Protestantism was the religion of the nation, ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Sibsey : chancel rebuilding, restoration. 11. Spilsby : restoration, new pews. 12. Stickford ; new chance! (at the expense of Bishop Kaye). 13. ..."

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