Associations to the word «Restitution»


RESTITUTION, noun. (legal) A process of compensation for losses.
RESTITUTION, noun. The act of making good or compensating for loss or injury.
RESTITUTION, noun. A return or restoration to a previous condition or position.
RESTITUTION, noun. That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroyed; compensation.
RESTITUTION, noun. (medicine) The movement of rotation which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labour.

Dictionary definition

RESTITUTION, noun. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
RESTITUTION, noun. The act of restoring something to its original state.
RESTITUTION, noun. Getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing".

Wise words

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Turkish Proverb