from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to restoration.
- adj. Tending or having the power to restore: a restorative tonic.
- n. Something that restores.
- n. A medicine or other agent that helps to restore health, strength, or consciousness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something believed to have restoring properties.
- n. An alcoholic drink, especially with tonic.
- adj. Serving to restore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to restoration; having power to restore.
- n. Something which serves to restore; especially, a restorative medicine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to restoration; specifically, capable of restoring or renewing vitality or strength.
- n. That which is efficacious in restoring vigor; a food, cordial, or medicine which recruits the vital powers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to impart new life and vigor to
- n. a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
- n. a device for treating injury or disease
- adj. promoting recuperation
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The government said its proposal would begin to achieve what it calls "restorative justice," an apparent allusion to the Moros' complaints of discrimination and dispossession through the decades.
In fact, their sleep patterns mimic those who suffer from sleep disorders like sleep apnea, where you experience enough hours asleep but you don't spend enough hours in restorative sleep.
It can be the best short-term restorative and, who knows, you might wake up with your memory.
Schilling said he has little faith in restorative justice.
The conference has been, in short, restorative for a party that fears and even knows that electoral disaster is now just months away.
The movement known as restorative justice challenges the notion that our basic response to crime should be punishment rather than healing.
The movement known as restorative, or transformative, justice, which is slowly taking root and making a difference across the country and around the world, challenges the notion that our basic response to crime should be punishment rather than healing.
Slow wave sleep has been called the restorative phase of sleep, and increased exercise during the day leads to an increase in time spent in SWS during the night.
A core premise of the growing movement known as restorative, or transformative, justice is that conflict is opportunity.
Another form of rehabilitation is the use of reparations otherwise known as restorative justice.