Origin of restitution
Examples from the Web for restitution
Serna was sentenced to 121 months in prison for his crimes and ordered to pay $4.6 million in restitution.Ponzi-Scheming Pastor Fleeced His Flock Out of Millions|Brandy Zadrozny|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1970, and again in 1980, restitution was back on the agenda, and my mother and my aunt reclaimed paintings by Monet and Léger.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If they are definitively convicted, they also will share in the responsibility of restitution, whether the house is sold or not.The Perugia House Where Meredith Kercher Was Murdered Is for Sale|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sentenced to 180 days in jail; served 30 days with three years probation and $600,000 restitution to Bloom.
In 2010, he was ordered to pay more than $790,000 in restitution, and sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.
Ouray has made an appeal to the Government for his restitution, but the young man prefers his present home.
After the fall of this man a trumpery era of restitution set in.A Wanderer in Paris|E. V. Lucas
I am come in her name to demand the restitution of Alizon Device, whom thou hast forcibly and wrongfully taken from her.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
But I think little Maud would like to contribute to the restitution of her family name.Uncle Silas|J. S. LeFanu
In this way, restitution will be conceded to the person of the individual, and not as a matter of principle to the cause itself.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
British Dictionary definitions for restitution
Word Origin for restitution
Word Origin and History for restitution
early 14c., from Old French restitucion or directly from Latin restitutionem (nominative restitutio) "a restoring," noun of action from past participle stem of restituere "set up again, restore, rebuild, replace, revive, reinstate, re-establish," from re- "again" (see re-) + statuere "to set up," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet).