Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Tending or able to restore.

Part of speech: noun

A medicine that revives or restores.

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Usage examples "restorative":

  1. Blanche, anxiously watching her, saw the serious necessity for giving some restorative to her instantly. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  2. His heroine is a young woman who thinks herself to be possessed of a certain inherent restorative power of curing the sick. - "Shadows of the Stage", William Winter.
  3. Somewhat exhausted by her labors, Christie rested, after clearing up the room, while the children found a solace for all afflictions in the consumption of relays of bread and molasses, which infantile restorative occurred like an inspiration to the mind of their guardian. - "Work: A Story of Experience", Louisa May Alcott.