verb (used with object), re·stored, re·stor·ing.
Origin of restore
Synonyms for restore
Examples from the Web for unrestored
Historical Examples of unrestored
Some curious details attract our notice as we wander amongst the unrestored chapels.Nooks and Corners of Pembrokeshire
H. Thornhill Timmins
Of course the old castle is the chief feature of Billy—a ruin of great extent, and unrestored!The Car That Went Abroad
Albert Bigelow Paine
This fine fragment agrees well in style with the unrestored parts of the head, No. 1, above.
Its appearance from the outside gives the impression that it is unrestored.Wanderings in Wessex
Some of the arcading, notably that in the three easterly bays of the south aisle, is unrestored.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Lichfield
A. B. Clifton
Word Origin for restore
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.