restore to

restore something to someone

to give something back to someone; to cause something to be returned to someone. I will restore the man's wallet to him after we lock the thief up. His wallet was restored to him by a police officer.
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restore something to something

to bring something to its original state. The state restored the park to its original condition. The government forced the mining company to restore the area to its original state.
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Next, having remarked that, though not a master of eloquence, he had always considered that obligations of gentility obliged him to have with me a clear and outspoken explanation, he went on to say that he sought my hand in marriage; that he looked upon it as a duty to restore to me my honour; that he could offer me riches; that, after marriage, he would take me to his country seat in the Steppes, where we would hunt hares; that he intended never to visit St.
If anyone could save me from this squalor, and restore to me my good name, and avert from me future poverty and want and misfortune, he is the man to do it.
Restore to thy master that which is his due, and enrich thyself with the remainder.
I'll tell you what I want," answered Gryphus; "I want you to restore to me my daughter Rosa.
Do, my lord," said the princess, "but restore to the sister, as quickly as possible, this friend so devoted to the brother.
carrying its curse with it) from one lawless Mohammedan hand to another; and still, through all chances and changes, the successors of the three guardian priests kept their watch, waiting the day when the will of Vishnu the Preserver should restore to them their sacred gem.
But fate would not rid me of it, contenting itself with robbing me of my reason, perhaps to preserve me for the good fortune I have had in meeting you; for if that which you have just told us be true, as I believe it to be, it may be that Heaven has yet in store for both of us a happier termination to our misfortunes than we look for; because seeing that Luscinda cannot marry Don Fernando, being mine, as she has herself so openly declared, and that Don Fernando cannot marry her as he is yours, we may reasonably hope that Heaven will restore to us what is ours, as it is still in existence and not yet alienated or destroyed.
It walks the user through the process of selecting an Exchange database to restore, whether to restore to an Exchange server or PST file, and the location of that server or file.
If you're a Windows ME or XP user, you have System Restore to bring Windows back to life--and it won't make you work nearly that hard.
A therapy company approached us several years before we started RESTORE to offer us a similar program, but our response was, "No way--that's a lot of money.
For best practices, mirroring should always be accompanied by point-in-time copies for data that can permit a restore to occur from clean data that existed before the corruption occurred.
Extending Xpress Restore to 64-bit platforms enables us to provide our CDP On-Demand[TM] adaptive data protection and advanced recovery tools to a wider customer base.
The Pro version also adds a new "system image preview" capability that enables users to view the directory structure of their backup points prior to choosing one to restore to.
The challenge for backup product makers is to provide a disk-based long-term storage system that supports multiple backup applications, multiple versions of backups, allows restore to use disk's random access capability, has a comparable price point to tape, and ensures reliable and verifiable recoveries.
The combination of ICF's expertise in video formats with ADIC's products and leadership in storage management enables us to deliver a feature such as partial video restore to the broadcast marketplace within a short timeframe.