Antonyms for restorerɪˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restore, reconstruct(verb)

    return to its original or usable and functioning condition

    Synonyms:
    bushel, mend, reestablish, regenerate, furbish up, remodel, repair, retrace, touch on, reinstate, construct, doctor, fix, restore, rebuild, rejuvenate, reconstruct, redo, restitute

  2. regenerate, restore, rejuvenate(verb)

    return to life; get or give new life or energy

    Synonyms:
    reclaim, renew, mend, reestablish, regenerate, furbish up, restore, bushel, touch on, rectify, repair, reform, revitalize, doctor, fix, reinstate, rejuvenate, reconstruct, restitute

  3. restore, restitute(verb)

    give or bring back

    Synonyms:
    repair, furbish up, bushel, restore, touch on, restitute, renovate, mend, doctor, regenerate, reconstruct, fix, rejuvenate, reestablish, reinstate

  4. repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on(verb)

    restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

    Synonyms:
    touch, furbish up, cook, desexualise, sterilize, ready, concern, prepare, get, set up, compensate, revivify, remediate, recompense, secure, pertain, sterilise, gear up, impact, mend, regenerate, vivify, amend, situate, have-to doe with, heal, make, fasten, determine, renovate, bushel, desexualize, reestablish, define, specify, rejuvenate, reconstruct, sophisticate, quicken, refer, desex, affect, unsex, fixate, resort, restore, relate, rectify, touch on, recreate, deposit, remedy, repair, pay back, doctor up, posit, bear on, bear upon, come to, animate, reanimate, limit, revive, restitute, set, fix, pay off, reinstate, doctor, indemnify

  5. restore, reinstate, reestablish(verb)

    bring back into original existence, use, function, or position

    Synonyms:
    repair, furbish up, bushel, restore, touch on, restitute, mend, doctor, regenerate, reconstruct, fix, rejuvenate, reestablish, reinstate

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. restore

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Synonyms:
    be cured, be healed, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recover, recruit, recuperate, regain, repossess, resume, retrieve

    Preposition:
    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

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