restitute

[ res-ti-toot, -tyoot ]
/ ˈrɛs tɪˌtut, -ˌtyut /

verb (used without object), res·ti·tut·ed, res·ti·tut·ing.

to make restitution.

verb (used with object), res·ti·tut·ed, res·ti·tut·ing.

to make restitution for.
to restore to a former state or position.

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Origin of restitute

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin restitūtus, past participle of restituere to set up again, restore, equivalent to re- re- + -stitū-, variant stem of -stituere (combining form of statuere to set upright, derivative of stāre to stand) + -tus past participle suffix
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