Restitute Res"ti*tute (r?s"t?*t?t), v. t. [L. restitutus, p. p. of restituere; pref. re- re- + statuere to put, place. See {Statute}.] To restore to a former state. [R.] --Dyer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Restitute — Res ti*tute, n. That which is restored or offered in place of something; a substitute. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restitute — index bear the expense, recoup (reimburse), replace, restore (renew) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • restitute — late 14c., from Fr. restituer (14c.) or directly from L. restituere (see RESTITUTION (Cf. restitution)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • restitute — verb ( tuted; tuting) Etymology: Latin restitutus, past participle of restituere Date: circa 1500 transitive verb 1. to restore to a former state or position 2. give back; especially refund intransitive verb to undergo restitution …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • restitute — /res ti tooht , tyooht /, v., restituted, restituting. v.i. 1. to make restitution. v.t. 2. to make restitution for. 3. to restore to a former state or position. [1350 1400; ME < L restitutus, ptp. of restituere to set up again, restore, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • restitute — verb a) To restore (something) to its former condition or to provide recompense for (something). . . . when Frederick M. (Bantam) Lyons had rapidly and successively requested, perused and restituted the copy of the current issue of the Freemans… …   Wiktionary

  • restitute — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To bring back to a previous normal condition: rebuild, reclaim, recondition, reconstruct, rehabilitate, reinstate, rejuvenate, renovate, restore. See HELP. 2. To give back, especially money: refund, reimburse, repay …   English dictionary for students

  • restitute — restɪtuːt / tju v. make reparations, compensate, reimburse, remunerate; restore to a previous condition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • restitute — res·ti·tute …   English syllables

  • restitute — /ˈrɛstətjut/ (say restuhtyooht) verb (t) 1. to make restitution (of). –verb (i) 2. to make restitution …   Australian English dictionary

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