RESTITU'TION, noun [Latin restitutio.]
1. The act of returning or restoring to a person some thing or right of which he has been unjustly deprived; as the restitution of ancient rights to the crown.
Restitution is made by restoring a specific thing taken away or lost.
2. The act of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage or injury; indemnification.
He restitution to the value makes.
3. The act of recovering a former state or posture. [Unusual.]
Restitution of all things, the putting the world in a holy and happy state. Acts 3:21.