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RESTORATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Restoration mean? 

RESTORATION (noun)
  The noun RESTORATION has 7 senses:

1. the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685
2. the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
3. getting something back again
4. the state of being restored to its former good condition
5. some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed
6. a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.
7. the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660

  Familiarity information: RESTORATION used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESTORATION (noun)


Sense 1Restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Instance hypernyms:

age; historic period (an era of history having some distinctive feature)


Sense 2restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("restoration" is a kind of...):

fix; fixing; fixture; mend; mending; repair; reparation (the act of putting something in working order again)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "restoration"):

re-establishment (restoration to a previous state)

gentrification (the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents))

reclamation; rehabilitation; renewal (the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation)

rehabilitation (the restoration of someone to a useful place in society)

reinstatement (the act of restoring someone to a previous position)

rejuvenation (the act of restoring to a more youthful condition)


Sense 3restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Getting something back again

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

regaining; restitution; restoration; return

Context example:

upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

Hypernyms ("restoration" is a kind of...):

acquisition (the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "restoration"):

clawback (finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way)


Sense 4restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being restored to its former good condition

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

refurbishment; renovation; restoration

Context example:

the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house

Hypernyms ("restoration" is a kind of...):

improvement; melioration (a condition superior to an earlier condition)


Sense 5restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

the restoration looked exactly like the original

Hypernyms ("restoration" is a kind of...):

artefact; artifact (a man-made object taken as a whole)


Sense 6restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("restoration" is a kind of...):

model; simulation (representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale))


Sense 7Restoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Instance hypernyms:

group action (action taken by a group of people)

Domain region:

England (a division of the United Kingdom)


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