What does the word restitution mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A restoring; repayment; restoration.

Usage examples for restitution

  1. " You have come again into my life so that at last I can make restitution. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  2. Let Lady Mason go through that ordeal; and then, when the law had declared her innocent, let restitution be made. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. The two last positive orders are preceded by the supposition of an inquiry which was to justify him either in the acts he had done or to justify him in making restitution. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke