Definitions for "restitution"
Compensation for loss or injury.
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.
That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroved; compensation.
The act of returning to, or recovering, a former state; as, the restitution of an elastic body.
1. The act of settling up for one's harmful, hurtful or negligent actions. 2. Recovering alcoholics must make restitution, or amends, in order to build a sufficient defense to prevent relapse. 3. See Amends. 4. If we are to recover from our disease of Alcoholism, we must "make right" the things that we have neglected or harmed.
Returning someone's property to them. A Judge can make an order for restitution if a person admits the charge against them (or if the charge has been proven) and the criminal offence is serious.
Restitution involves paying a person or group back for harm that was done to them. Although lost lives can never be replaced, making a symbolic repayment of money, social or economic assistance, or otherwise alleviating damage or harm that was done, can go a long way toward resolving a conflict and moving toward reconciliation.
For the Physics term representing energy lost in a collision, see: Coefficient of restitution
Giving something back to its owner. Or, giving the owner something with the same value, like paying to fix his or her property or for making him or her miss work.
The return of something to its owner, or to the person entitled to it.
getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
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.
After salvation, paying back what is owed and asking forgiveness where needed.
Keywords:  sin, repayment
Giving repayment for a sin.