Synonyms for restore

Synonyms for (verb) restore

Synonyms: regenerate, rejuvenate, restore

Definition: return to life; get or give new life or energy

Usage: The week at the spa restored me

Similar words: regenerate, renew

Definition: reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

Usage: We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years; They renewed their membership


Synonyms: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend

Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Similar words: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better

Definition: to make better

Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes


Synonyms: restitute, restore

Definition: give or bring back

Usage: Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner

Similar words: return, refund, repay, give back

Definition: pay back

Usage: Please refund me my money


Synonyms: reestablish, reinstate, restore

Definition: bring back into original existence, use, function, or position

Usage: restore law and order; reestablish peace in the region; restore the emperor to the throne

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: reconstruct, restore

Definition: return to its original or usable and functioning condition

Usage: restore the forest to its original pristine condition

Similar words: regenerate, renew

Definition: reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

Usage: We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years; They renewed their membership