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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
2. Transfer of Property
 
790. Restitution.
 
  
NOUN:RESTITUTION, return; rendition, reddition; restoration, reinstatement, reinvestment, recuperation; rehabilitation (reconstruction) [See Restoration]; reparation, atonement; compensation, indemnification.
  RECOVERY (getting back) [See Acquisition]; release, replevin, replevy, redemption; reversion; remitter.
  
VERB:RESTORE, return; give -, carry -, bring- back; render, - up; give up; let go, unclutch; disgorge, regorge; regurgitate; recoup, reimburse, compensate, indemnify, reinvest, reinstate, remit, rehabilitate; repair (make good) [See Restoration].
  RECOVER (get back) [See Acquisition]; redeem; take back again; revest, revert.
  
ADJECTIVE:RESTORING &c. v.; recuperative [See Restoration]; compensatory, indemnificatory; reversionary, redemptive, revertible.
  
ADVERB:in full restitution; as partial compensation; to atone for.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Suum cuique.
  2. He was ever precise in promise-keeping.—Measure for Measure
  3. Words pay no debts.—Troilus and Cressida
  4. Who never promiseth but he means to pay.—I Henry IV

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