KJV Dictionary Definition: restitute


RES'TITUTE, v.t. L. restituo; re and statuo, to set.

To restore to a former state. Not used.


RESTITU'TION, n. L. restitutio.

1. The act of returning or restoring to a person some thing or right of which he has been unjustly deprived; as the restitution of ancient rights to the crown.

Restitution is made by restoring a specific thing taken away or lost.

2. The act of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage or injury; indemnification.

He restitution to the value makes.

3. The act of recovering a former state or posture. Unusual.

Restitution of all things, the putting the world in a holy and happy state. Acts 3.