- An example of restoration is fixing an old house to its original state.
- An example of restoration is giving someone their job back.
- An example of a restoration is rebuilding a set of bones to represent a dinosaur.
Restoration is the act of repairing or renewing something.
- a restoring or being restored; specif.,
- reinstatement in a former position, rank, etc.
- restitution for loss, damage, etc.
- a putting or bringing back into a former, normal, or unimpaired state or condition
- a representation or reconstruction of the original form or structure, as of a building, fossil animal, etc.
- something restored
Origin of restorationMiddle English restauration from Middle French from Late Latin restauratio
- the reestablishment of the monarchy in England in 1660 under Charles II
- the period of the reign of Charles II (1660-85): sometimes taken as including the reign of James II (1685-88)
- a. An act of restoring: damage too great for restoration.b. An instance of restoring or of being restored: Restoration of the sculpture was expensive.c. The state of being restored.
- Something, such as a renovated building, that has been restored.
- Restoration a. The return of a constitutional monarchy to Great Britain in 1660 under Charles II.b. The period between the crowning of Charles II and the Revolution of 1688.
- the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something
- The restoration of this painting will take years.
- The restoration of this medieval church involved undoing all the Victorian modifications.
- the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down
- The restoration of the House of Stuart took place a few years after the death of Cromwell.