Rest cure Rest cure (Medicine) Treatment of severe nervous disorder, as neurasthenia, by rest and isolation with systematic feeding and the use of massage and electricity.
Rest-harrow Rest"-har`row noun (Botany) A European leguminous plant ( Ononis arvensis ) with long, tough roots.
Restagnant Re·stag"nant adjective [ Latin restagnans , present participle ] Stagnant; motionless. [ Obsolete] Boyle.
Restagnate Re·stag"nate intransitive verb [ Latin restagnare to overflow.] To stagnate; to cease to flow. [ Obsolete] Wiseman.
Restagnation Re`stag·na"tion noun [ Latin restagnatio aninundation.] Stagnation. [ Obsolete]
Restant Res"tant adjective [ Latin restans , present participle of restare : confer French restant . See Rest remainder.] (Botany) Persistent.
Restate Re·state" transitive verb To state anew. Palfrey.
Restaurant Res"tau·rant noun [ French, from restaurer . See Restore .] An eating house.
Restaurate Res"tau·rate transitive verb [ Latin restauratus , past participle of restaurare . See Restore .] To restore. [ Obsolete]
Restaurateur Re`stau`ra`teur" noun [ French] The keeper of an eathing house or a restaurant.
Restauration Res`tau·ra"tion noun [ Late Latin restauratio : confer French restauration .] Restoration. [ Obsolete] Cower.
Restem Re·stem" transitive verb 1. To force back against the current; as, to restem their backward course. Shak. 2. To stem, or move against; as, to restem a current.
Restful Rest"ful adjective 1. Being at rest; quiet. Shak. 2. Giving rest; freeing from toil, trouble, etc.
Tired with all these, for restful death I cry. Shak.
Restiff Rest"iff adjective Restive. [ Obsolete]
Restiff Rest"iff noun A restive or stubborn horse. [ Obsolete]
Restiffness Rest"iff·ness noun Restiveness. [ Obsolete]
Restiform Res"ti·form adjective [ Latin restis rope + -form .] (Anat.) Formed like a rope; -- applied especially to several ropelike bundles or masses of fibers on the dorsal side of the medulla oblongata.
Restily Rest"i·ly adverb In a resty manner. [ Obsolete]
Restinction Re·stinc"tion noun [ Latin restinctio . See Restinguish .] Act of quenching or extingishing. [ Obsolete]
Restiness Rest"i·ness noun The quality or state of being resty; sluggishness.
The snake by restiness and lying still all winter. Holland.
Resting Rest"ing adjective & noun from Rest , transitive verb & i. Resting spore (Botany) , a spore in certain orders of algæ, which remains quiescent, retaining its vitality, for long periods of time. C. E. Bessey.
Restinguish Re·stin"guish transitive verb [ Latin restinquere , restinctum ; prefix re- re- + stinquere to quench.] To quench or extinguish. [ Obsolete] R. Field.
Restitute Res"ti·tute transitive verb [ Latin restitutus , past participle of restituere ; prefix re- re- + statuere to put, place. See Statute .] To restore to a former state. [ R.] Dyer.
Restitute Res"ti·tute noun That which is restored or offered in place of something; a substitute. [ R.]
Restitution Res`ti·tu"tion noun
[ French restitution
, Latin restitutio
. See Restitute
] 1. The act of restoring anything to its rightful owner, or of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage, or injury; indemnification.
A restitution of ancient rights unto the crown. Spenser.
He restitution to the value makes. Sandys. 2. That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroved; compensation. 3. (Physics) The act of returning to, or recovering, a former state; as, the restitution of an elastic body. 4. (Medicine) The movement of rotetion which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labor. Syn.
-- Restoration; return; indemnification; reparation; compensation; amends; remuneration.
Restitutor Res"ti·tu`tor noun [ Latin : confer French restituteur .] One who makes restitution. [ R].
Restive Rest"ive adjective
[ Old French restif
, French rétif
, from Latin restare
to stay back, withstand, resist. See Rest
remainder, and confer Restiff
.] . Unwilling to go on; obstinate in refusing to move forward; stubborn; drawing back.
Restive or resty, drawing back, instead of going forward, as some horses do. E. Philips (1658).
The people remarked with awe and wonder that the beasts which were to drag him [ Abraham Holmes] to the gallows became restive , and went back. Macaulay. 2. Inactive; sluggish.
[ Obsolete] Sir T. Browne. 3. Impatient under coercion, chastisement, or opposition; refractory. 4. Uneasy; restless; averse to standing still; fidgeting about; -- applied especially to horses. Trench.
Restless Rest"less adjective
[ Anglo-Saxon restleás
.] 1. Never resting; unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; as, a restless child. Chaucer.
revolution day by day." Milton. 2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose or quiet; eager for change; discontented; as, restless schemers; restless ambition; restless subjects.
at home , and ever prone to range." Dryden. 3. Deprived of rest or sleep.
Restless he passed the remnants of the night. Dryden. 4. Passed in unquietness; as, the patient has had a restless night. 5. Not affording rest; as, a restless chair. Cowper. Restless thrush
. (Zoology) See Grinder , 3. Syn.
-- Unquiet; uneasy; disturbed; disquieted; sleepless; agitated; unsettled; roving; wandering. -- Rest"less*ly
Restorable Re·stor"a·ble adjective Admitting of being restored; capable of being reclaimed; as, restorable land. Swift. -- Re*stor"a*ble*ness , noun
Restoral Re·stor"al (- a l) noun Restoration. [ Obsolete] Barrow.
Restoration Res`to·ra"tion noun
[ Middle English restauracion
, French restauration
, from Latin restauratio
. See Restore
.] 1. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reëstablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war.
Behold the different climes agree, Dryden. 2. The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness. 3. That which is restored or renewed. The restoration (Eng. Hist.)
Rejoicing in thy restoration .
, the return of King Charles II. in 1660, and the reëstablishment of monarchy.
-- Universal restoration (Theol.)
, the final recovery of all men from sin and alienation from God to a state of happiness; universal salvation. Syn.
-- Recovery; replacement; renewal; renovation; redintegration; reinstatement; reëstablishment; return; revival; restitution; reparation.
Restorationer Res`to·ra"tion·er noun A Restorationist.
Restorationism Res`to·ra"tion·ism noun The belief or doctrines of the Restorationists.
Restorationist Res`to·ra"tion·ist noun One who believes in a temporary future punishment and a final restoration of all to the favor and presence of God; a Universalist.
Restorative Re·stor"a·tive adjective
[ Confer French restoratif
.] Of or pertaining to restoration; having power to restore.
Destroys life's enemy, Milton.
Hunger, with sweet restorative delight.
Restorative Re·stor"a·tive noun Something which serves to restore; especially, a restorative medicine. Arbuthnot.
Restoratively Re·stor"a·tive·ly adverb In a restorative manner.
Restorator Res"to·ra`tor noun A restaurateur.
Restoratory Re·stor"a·to·ry adjective Restorative. [ R.]
Restore Re·store" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Restored
(r?-st?rd"); present participle & verbal noun Restoring
.] [ Middle English restoren
, Old French restorer
, French restaurer
, from Latin restaurare
; prefix re-
re- + an unused word; confer Greek ............ an upright pale or stake, Sanskrit sth...vara
fixed, firm. Confer Restaurant
.] To bring back to its former state; to bring back from a state of ruin, decay, disease, or the like; to repair; to renew; to recover.
and to build Jerusalem." Dan. ix. 25.
Our fortune restored after the severest afflictions. Prior.
And his hand was restored whole as the other. Mark iii. 5. 2. To give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace.
Now therefore restore the man his wife. Gen. xx. 7.
Loss of Eden, till one greater man Milton.
Restore us, and regain the blissful seat.
The father banished virtue shall restore . Dryden. 3. To renew; to reëstablish; as, to restore harmony among those who are variance. 4. To give in place of, or as satisfaction for.
He shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. Ex. xxii. 1. 5. To make good; to make amends for.
But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, Shak. 6. (Fine Arts) (a) To bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition; as, to restore a painting, statue, etc. (b) To form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or the like. Syn.
All losses are restored , and sorrows end.
-- To return; replace; refund; repay; reinstate; rebuild; reëstablish; renew; repair; revive; recover; heal; cure.
Restore Re·store" noun Restoration. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
Restorement Re·store"ment noun Restoration. [ Obsolete]
Restorer Re·stor"er noun One who, or that which, restores.
Restrain Re·strain" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Restrained
; present participle & verbal noun Restraining
.] [ Middle English restreinen
, French restreindre
, from Latin restringere
; prefix re-
re- + stringere
to draw, bind, or press together. See Strain
, transitive verb
, and confer Restrict
.] 1. To draw back again; to hold back from acting, proceeding, or advancing, either by physical or moral force, or by any interposing obstacle; to repress or suppress; to keep down; to curb.
Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that nature Shak. 2. To draw back toghtly, as a rein.
Gives way to in repose!
[ Obsolete] Shak. 3. To hinder from unlimited enjoiment; to abridge.
Though they two were committed, at least restrained of their liberty. Clarendon. 4. To limit; to confine; to restrict. Trench.
Not only a metaphysical or natural, but a moral, universality also is to be restrained by a part of the predicate. I. Watts. 5. To withhold; to forbear.
Thou restrained prayer before God. Job. xv. 4. Syn.
-- To check; hinder; stop; withhold; repress; curb; suppress; coerce; restrict; limit; confine.
Restrainable Re·strain"a·ble adjective Capable of being restrained; controllable. Sir T. Browne.
Restrainedly Re·strain"ed·ly adverb With restraint. Hammond.
Restrainer Re·strain"er noun One who, or that which, restrains.
Restrainment Re·strain"ment noun The act of restraining.
Restraint Re·straint" noun
[ Old French restraincte
, from restrainct
, French restreint
, past participle of restraindre
. See Restrain
.] 1. The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.
No man was altogether above the restrains of law, and no man altogether below its protection. Macaulay. 2. The state of being restrained. 3. That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the like; limitation; restriction.
For one restraint , lords of the world besides. Milton. Syn.
-- Repression; hindrance; check; stop; curb;...oercion; confinement; limitation; restriction.
Restrengthen Re·strength"en transitive verb To strengthen again; to fortify anew.
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