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Word: restitution

Definition: returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury


Sentences Containing 'restitution'

A related tort is conversion, which involves an exercise of control over another's chattel justifying restitution of the chattel's full value.
According to Edmond Ludlow on May 7, about twelve o-clock we went to take our places in the House, Mr. Lenthal our Speaker leading the way, and the officers of the army lining the rooms for us, as we passed through the Painted Chamber, the Court of Requests, and the lobby itself, the principal officers having placed themselves nearest to the door of the Parliament-House, every one seeming to rejoice at our restitution, and promising to live and die with us.
After the court victory, and a delay in collecting restitution from the city, the new store was completed in 1999.
As part of the process of land restitution in the Limpopo Province, the extensive hospital complex and agricultural grounds were returned to the Anglican Diocese of St Mark the Evangelist in 2004.
Cartel member Vaughn Leland, who lost $20 million (US$ million in dollars) in the deal, reaches Ewing Oil offices to express his belief that J.R. duped him, but Jock refuses to offer any restitution.
During all his work for the French state, du Chatelet had never received payment and in 1640 in a precarious financial state his wife Martine wrote the "Restitution of Pluto" a Latin poem asking for payment and sent rather rashly to Cardinal Richelieu.
For example Shelton had first crushed Lyons' Derby hat, after which Lyons grabbed Shelton's hat and demanded restitution; Shelton then drew his gun and smacked Lyons on the head with it.
For example: You brought a divorce case, or a restitution case, into the Consistory.
Hawaii's lawsuit was based upon a variety of theories including false advertising, fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation, civil conspiracy, negligence, products liability, and restitution for health care costs for recipients of public assistance.
He voted to require restitution to victims of crime, to provide police with access to juvenile criminal records, and to enact stiff penalties for those engaging in child pornography.
He worked for his own restitution and fomented a rebellion that expelled his brother from Amalfi in April 1052.
I hastened to put myself between them, and to assure her that we would all take care that he should make the utmost restitution of everything he had wrongly got.
In July 1986, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Edward Hinz, Jr. sentenced Neil to 30 days in jail, five years probation, $2.6 million in restitution to the victims of the crash and 200 hours of community service.
In May 2010 he pled guilty in a New York court to charges of grand larceny, and was ordered to pay restitution of more than $540,000 and to serve a sentence of 50 weekends, which he did on Rikers Island from June 2010 to July 2011.
Joachim of Ithaca is commemorated on March 2, the day of his repose, while the restitution of his relics is observed on May 23.
Loughner must pay a restitution of $19 million, $1 million for each of the victims.
make restitution, not to the owners, but to their white American heirs.
Maximilian III Joseph (1745–1777), by the peace of Füssen signed on 22 April 1745, obtained the restitution of his dominions in return for a formal acknowledgment of the Pragmatic Sanction.
Neil was ordered to pay restitution and complete community service.
On October 9, 2012, Alston entered a plea deal and was given a suspended sentenced of one year in jail, and ordered to pay $800 in restitution to the General Assembly and complete 300 hours of community service.
Set in post-war Berlin, it follows the return of two Jews to Berlin after the Holocaust. One returns for both symbolic and material restitution, the other for revenge on the man who betrayed him.
The company acts on behalf of entertainment studios, artists, or copyright holders, sending notices to copyright infringers to offer the downloader several options for financial restitution.
The endowment was largely funded by the restitution of the Mosse family's properties expropriated by the Nazi regime that were not restored until 1989-90, following the collapse of East Germany.
The law, however, deals with restitution to private citizens, rather than religious communities.
The museum contacted the original owners, paid the rightful restitution, and the family allowed the museum to accession the painting into its collection, adding another painting to the museum's already prominent Dutch collection.
The president, Andreas Biegermeier, stated that the council will focus on property restitution, and marking of mass graves and camp sites.
The publication of his most recent book, "The Restitution of Jesus Christ", was preceded by his usage of the pseudonym "Servetus the Evangelical".
The white horse relates to the emblem of Horsa, the brother of Hengest, who defeated the King Vortigern near Aylesford. The first recorded reference to the white horse can be found in "Restitution of Decayed Antiquities" from 1605 by Richard Verstegan.
These cytoprotective PGs stimulate mucus, bicarbonate, and phospholipid secretion; increase mucosal blood flow; and accelerate epithelial restitution and mucosal healing.
Troxipide has been observed to enhance PG-stimulated increase in gastric mucosal output, accelerated epithelial restitution and mucosal healing.
``I am endeavoring,''he thought,``to make this man happy; I look upon this restitution as a weight thrown into the scale to balance the evil I have wrought.
``No, your excellency,''returned Bertuccio;``it was a vendetta followed by restitution.''

More Vocab Words

::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: declivity - downward slope
::: inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: execrable - very bad; detestable
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid