To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; - - a term of civil and canon law.
- To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education.
- To restore to good condition, operation, or capacity.
- To reinstate the good name of.
- To restore the former rank, privileges, or rights of.