Restitution
Restitution Res`ti*tu"tion (r?s`t?*t?"sh?n), n. [F. restitution, L. restitutio. See {Restitute}, v.] 1. The act of restoring anything to its rightful owner, or of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage, or injury; indemnification. [1913 Webster]

A restitution of ancient rights unto the crown. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

He restitution to the value makes. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroved; compensation. [1913 Webster]

3. (Physics) The act of returning to, or recovering, a former state; as, the restitution of an elastic body. [1913 Webster]

4. (Med.) The movement of rotetion which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labor. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Restoration; return; indemnification; reparation; compensation; amends; remuneration. [1913 Webster]


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  • restitution — [ rɛstitysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1251; lat. restitutio 1 ♦ Action, fait de restituer (qqch. à qqn). « Ils ont réclamé à Paris la restitution de ce qui leur appartenait en France » (Hugo). Obligé, tenu à restitution. 2 ♦ Didact. Opération qui consiste à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • restitution — res·ti·tu·tion /ˌres tə tü shən, tyü / n 1 a: a restoration of something to its rightful owner b: a making good of or giving an equivalent for some injury 2 a: the equitable remedy of restoring to an aggrieved party that which was obtained in… …   Law dictionary

  • Restitution — • An act of commutative justice by which exact reparation as far as possible is made for an injury that has been done to another Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Restitution     Restitution …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • restitution — res‧ti‧tu‧tion [ˌrestˈtjuːʆn ǁ ˈtuːʆn] noun [uncountable] formal LAW the act of giving back something that was stolen, or paying for damage done to something: • He was ordered to pay £1 million in restitution after his guilty plea. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • restitution — Restitution. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on restituë. Vous estes obligé à restitution. il ne veut point oüir parler de restitution. faire restitution. restitution de fruits. ceux qui ont osté l honneur à quelqu un ne sont pas moins obligez à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Restitution — (lat. restitutio, „Wiederherstellung“) steht für: Restitutio ad integrum, Remission (Medizin) und Rekonvaleszenz, in der Medizin eine Heilung mit verminderter Anpassungsbreite, gegebenenfalls mit Defekt Restitution von Raubkunst die Rückgabe oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • restitution — Restitution, Restitutio. Remission de peine, offense, et amende, avec restitution à sa bonne fame et renommée, au païs et à ses biens non confisquez, Postliminium personae, famae ciuitatis, bonorumque. B. Proces recommencez, ou Restitution à… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Restitution — (v. lat. Restitutio), Wiederherstellung eines früheren Zustandes; daher In integrum r. (s.d.), das Rechtsmittel, vermöge dessen derjenige, welcher den Verlust eines Rechtes od. eine sonstige Verletzung erlitten hat, aus besonderen Gründen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Restitution — (lat.), Wiederherstellung, Zurückerstattung etc.; s. die Artikel »Rehabilitation, Erstattung, Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Restitution — Restitution,die:⇨Wiederherstellung(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

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