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 Meanings and Examples of RESTORE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  give or bring back; return to its original condition
Classic Sentence: (169 in 12 pages)
1  "Front-de-Boeuf must prepare to restore his fief of Ivanhoe," said De Bracy, who, having discharged his part honourably in the tournament, had laid his shield and helmet aside, and again mingled with the Prince's retinue.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  Thy cunning may soon swell out once more thy shrivelled purse, but neither leech nor medicine can restore thy scorched hide and flesh wert thou once stretched on these bars.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  Mr. Crawford and Miss Bertram were much more gay, and she thought that he was taking particular pains, during dinner, to do away any little resentment of the other two, and restore general good-humour.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  I quit such odious subjects as soon as I can, impatient to restore everybody, not greatly in fault themselves, to tolerable comfort, and to have done with all the rest.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
5  The two women-servants ran upstairs to carry the intelligence that Mr. Giles had captured a robber; and the tinker busied himself in endeavouring to restore Oliver, lest he should die before he could be hanged.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
6  The quiet place, the pure air, and all the pleasure and beauties of spring, will restore you in a few days.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  The lady faints away at the doors of charitable publicans, and the gentleman being accommodated with three-penny worth of brandy to restore her, lays an information next day, and pockets half the penalty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
8  There have been decorators and furnishers up from Plymouth, and it is evident that our friend has large ideas and means to spare no pains or expense to restore the grandeur of his family.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
9  Nor was her residence at her mother's house of a nature to restore her gaiety.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
10  They instantly carried it to the cottage of an old woman near the spot and endeavoured, but in vain, to restore it to life.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
11  Joe caught up his hat again, and ran with them to the Jolly Bargemen to restore them to their owner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
12  As to the strange man; if he had come back for his two bank-notes there could have been no dispute about them, because my sister was fully prepared to restore them.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
13  I dozed off, myself, in considering the question whether I ought to restore a couple of pounds sterling to this creature before losing sight of him, and how it could best be done.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
14  I was willing to do anything to relieve Mr. James from his difficulty, and to restore harmony between himself and an affectionate parent, who has undergone so much on his account.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
15  And hearing that voice, he went into the corner where stood his two heavy dumbbells, and began brandishing them like a gymnast, trying to restore his confident temper.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 26
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
16  The senator promised to restore the economic vitality of the region.
17  Senior officers could be considering a coup to restore authoritarian rule.
18  I am confident that we can restore peace, stability and respect for the rule of law.
19  He said the aim was to restore baseball fans' confidence, but the new penalties for players who test positive for drugs fall far short of those in other sports.
20  The slow recession of the flood waters created problems for the crews working to restore power to the area.
21  He told BBC News that they will restore it using 200-year-old techniques and all their old tools.
22  The task now was to restore the country to its usual rhythm of life, she said.
23  Ever since the Dec. 17 announcement by President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro that the two countries would begin normalizing relations and restore diplomatic ties severed a half-century ago, there has been a palpable sense that Cuba is on the verge of something new.
24  I'm optimistic that we'll be able to turn all four thruster pods on and restore full control.
25  A coup followed by an Islamist insurgency uprooted many Malians last year, before French-led forces helped restore order in January.
26  Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region started to restore some transportation services on Wednesday, as it struggled to return to daily life.
27  It was also about restoring faith in a political system that limits and divides power between the executive, the legislature and the judiciary.
28  The company says its number one priority is restoring profits, not gaining market share at any price.
29  The new king began his reign by restoring order that the lawless interregnum had destroyed.
30  Volunteers are restoring the building under expert guidance.