res·to·ra·tion /ˌrɛstəˈreʃən/ 名詞
1. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war.
Behold the different climes agree,
Rejoicing in thy restoration. --Dryden.
2. The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness.
3. That which is restored or renewed.
The restoration Eng. Hist., the return of King Charles II. in 1660, and the reestablishment of monarchy.
Universal restoration Theol., the final recovery of all men from sin and alienation from God to a state of happiness; universal salvation.
Syn: -- Recovery; replacement; renewal; renovation; redintegration; reinstatement; reestablishment; return; revival; restitution; reparation.
n 1: the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685
2: the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory
3: getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the
book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue
lashing" [syn: restitution, return, regaining]
4: the state of being restored to its former good condition;
"the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house" [syn: renovation,
5: some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed; "the
restoration looked exactly like the original"
6: a model that represents the landscape of a former geological
age or that represents and extinct animal etc.
7: the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660