- to make restitution.
- to make restitution for.
- to restore to a former state or position.
Origin of restitute
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Related Words for restituterelinquish, restore, settle, indemnify, redress, reimburse, remit, redeem, remunerate, adjust, repay, compensate, recoup, recompense, balance, reward, repair, rejuvenate, strengthen, refurbish
Word Origin and History for restitute
late 14c., from French restituer (14c.) or from Latin restitutus, past participle of restituere "restore, replace" (see restitution).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper