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Synonyms for restitution
ˌrɛs tɪˈtu ʃən, -ˈtyu-resti·tu·tion

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  1. restitutionnoun

    recompense, indemnification

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. restitution

    restoration, return, indemnification, reparation, compensation, amends

    fraud, deprivation, wrong, robbery, abstraction, injury

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redressnoun

    a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

    redress, return, indemnification, damages, regaining, amends, reparation, remediation, indemnity, restoration, remedy, insurance

  2. restitutionnoun

    the act of restoring something to its original state

    redress, regaining, indemnification, restoration, damages, amends, return, indemnity

  3. restitution, return, restoration, regainingnoun

    getting something back again

    "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"

    restoration, reappearance, takings, counter, income tax return, homecoming, riposte, regaining, indemnity, rejoinder, tax return, damages, redress, renovation, proceeds, paying back, replication, indemnification, retort, comeback, return, return key, take, coming back, yield, amends, getting even, refurbishment, payoff, issue, recurrence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. restitutionnoun

    restoration, return

  2. restitutionnoun

    indemnification, reparation, recompense, amends, compensation, requital, remuneration, satisfaction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. restitutionnoun

    repayment, restoration, return, indemnification, reparation, requital, compensation

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How to use restitution in a sentence?

  1. The WJRO Taylor:

    [S]ome countries, particularly Poland, have not yet addressed the legacy of property looted during the Holocaust, it is urgent that countries provide restitution or compensation now, while the remaining survivors are alive to benefit.

  2. Lori Lightfoot:

    The city feels vindicated in today’s ruling that he is being held accountable and that we will appropriately receive restitution for his actions.

  3. Nina Zimmer:

    Every restitution is a victory for us, i cannot make any promises.

  4. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    Reparations for African Americans are based on paying restitution for 250 years of slavery followed by 100 years of racial apartheid, which we often call Jim Crow. So it's really an attempt to address both the moral harm, and the crime that slavery and Jim Crow were, but also the wealth gap that was created by both of these institutions.

  5. Alex Acosta:

    I understand the frustration, i think it's important to understand that he was going to get off with no jail time or restitution. It was the work of our office that resulted in him going to jail.

Translations for restitution

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  • تعويArabic
  • tilbageleveringDanish
  • Entschädigung, RückerstattungGerman
  • restituciónSpanish
  • korjaaminen, palauttaminen, korvaaminen, palautuminenFinnish
  • restitutionFrench
  • 반환Korean
  • restituereLatin
  • teruggaveDutch
  • restituiçãoPortuguese
  • [[восстановление]] [[в]] [[право, реституция, [[восстановление]] [[прежний, возврат, возмещение, [[восстановление]] [[состояние, [[возмещение]] [[убытокRussian

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