CET4 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL CET6
- restore (v.)
- c. 1300, "to give back," also, "to build up again, repair," from Old French restorer, from Latin restaurare "repair, rebuild, renew," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + -staurare, as in instaurare "restore," from PIE *stau-ro-, from root *sta- "to stand, set down, make or be firm," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). Related: Restored; restoring.
- 1. Troops were sent to the islands to restore order last November.
- 2. Senior officers could be considering a coup to restore authoritarian rule.
- 3. We need to restore respect for the law-enforcement agencies.
- 4. The president will have to work hard to restore his credibility.
- 5. The army has recently been brought in to restore order.
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