To restore is defined as to bring or put back to a former condition or to give back.(verb)
An example of to restore is fixing up an old car to its original glory.
See restore in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME restoren < OFr restorer < L restaurare < re-, again + -staurare, to place, erect: see store
See restore in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb re·stored, re·stor·ing, re·stores
Origin: Middle English restoren
Origin: , from Old French restorer
Origin: , from Latin restaurāre; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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