Translation of "restore" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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restoreverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈstɔːr/ us /rɪˈstɔːr/

B2 to return something or someone to an earlier good condition or position

The badly neglected paintings have all been carefully restored. 那些由于严重疏忽而损毁的画作得到了精心修复。
After a week in bed, she was fully restored to health (= she felt healthy again). 卧床1周后,她完全恢复了健康。
The former leader was today restored to power in the first free elections for 20 years. 今天,在20年来首次举行的自由选举中,这位前领导人又重新当选上台。

C1 If you restore a quality or ability that someone has not had for a long time, you make it possible for them to have that quality or ability again.

Doctors have restored his sight. 医生们使他重见光明。
The government is trying to restore public confidence in its management of the economy. 政府正在努力恢复公众对政府经济管理能力的信心。

to bring back into use something that has been absent for a period of time

Some people are in favour of restoring capital punishment for murderers. 有些人赞成对杀人犯恢复执行死刑。

formal to give something that has been lost or stolen back to the person it belongs to

The painting was restored to its rightful owner. 这幅画被归还给其合法主人。

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(Translation of “restore” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)