Definitions of restoration

  1. getting something back again; " upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
  2. the state of being restored to its former good condition; " the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"
  3. the reign of Charles II in England; 1660- 1685
  4. the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
  5. the re- establishment of the British monarchy in 1660
  6. a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.
  7. some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed; " the restoration looked exactly like the original"
  8. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war.
  9. The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness.
  10. That which is restored or renewed.
  11. The act of bringing, or state of being brought, back to a former state or place; as, restoration to health; restoration to office; renewal; repair; return.
  12. 1. Replacement. 2. Recovery.
  13. Act of restoring: replacement: recovery: revival: reparation.
  14. The act of restoring, or that which is restored.
  15. Act of replacing in a former state; renewal; recovery; the final recovery of all men from sin to a state of salvation; the return of Charles II. in 1660 after the Commonwealth and the re- establishment of monarchy.
  16. The act of restoring or replacing; renewal; recovery; in Eng. hist, the re- establishing of the monarchy under Charles II., 1660.

Usage examples for restoration

  1. It is the refuge of that class of minds which are unable to accept universal restoration on the one side, or everlasting punishment on the other. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  2. That there would be a restoration now seemed almost certain; but whether there would be a peaceable restoration was matter of painful doubt. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  3. Its high value in the sediments is due to its restoration from the ocean to the land. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  4. The present N. aisle was added during restoration. – Hertfordshire by Herbert W Tompkins
  5. She dwelt, finally, upon the singular circumstances of Sandy Flash's robbery of Gilbert, and the restoration of the money. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  6. Restoration was carefully effected during 1872- 4, under Mr. G. F. Bodley. – Hertfordshire by Herbert W Tompkins
  7. It is put in order whenever a stone falls out of place- no one of weight has talked nonsense here against restoration, for the sense of the past is too strong- but though it is minutely and continually repaired, Old Carcassonne does not change. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  8. She was perfectly sensible, and so animated that I could hardly give up hope of her restoration. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. Moreau never for a moment desired the restoration of the Bourbons. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v7 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  10. Middle kingdom, restoration of, 1 f. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  11. Restoration by the needle is the only perfect restoration, and this is as yet but little done here, although the method is so well known in Europe. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  12. Hugh Alston had commenced work on the restoration of certain parts of Hurst Dormer. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  13. Under Gedaliah there was promise of a peaceful restoration of Judah. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  14. The place had been greatly neglected, the trees unthinned, and everything needing a restoration. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  15. Thereupon he entered into the question so far as to become the advocate of our cause, and finished by saying that he regarded our restoration as an act of justice important to the state; that he knew I was well instructed in these things, and that I should give him pleasure by talking of them some day. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. It was in the earliest days of this sudden restoration that Alwyn found the occasion to serve his friends in the Tower. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. I am happy to be now able to inform you that an advance has been made toward the adjustment of our differences with that Republic and the restoration of the customary good feeling between the two nations. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. He was a son and brother; and, while he lived, there was still hope of his restoration. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  19. The men busied themselves in efforts for his restoration. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett
  20. It will probably be conceded by all who are well informed on the subject that his restoration was a benefit to the public service. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis