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restore to (someone or something)

1. To ensure that something is returned to the proper or rightful person. I'm trying to restore this antique to its original owner. We were finally able to restore control of the company to our family.
2. To return someone or something to an original or former state or condition. These smelling salts should help restore him to his senses. A group of master shipbuilders are working to restore an ancient 16th-century sailing vessel to its former glory. Restarting your device will restore it to its previous settings.
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restore (one's) trust in (someone or something)

To cause someone to believe or have faith in someone or something again. I must say, Richard, this whole situation has made us very nervous. It will take some diligent work on your part to restore our trust in you. The success of their recent product has restored investors' trust in the company.
See also: restore, trust

restore (one's) faith in (someone or something)

To cause someone to trust or believe in someone or something again. I must say, Richard, this whole situation has made us very wary. It will take some diligent work on your part to restore our faith in you. The success of their recent product has restored investors' faith in the company.
See also: faith, restore

restore (one's) belief in (someone or something)

To cause someone to trust or have faith in someone or something again. I must say, Richard, this whole situation has made us very wary. It will take some diligent work on your part to restore our belief in you. The success of their recent product has restored investors' belief in the company.
See also: belief, restore

restore someone's trust in something

 and restore someone's belief in something; restore someone's faith in something
to reinstate someone's belief, faith, trust, etc., in something. I knew that a good performance on the test would restore my parents' belief in me. Her faith was restored in the government.
See also: restore, trust

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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Some customers have avoided disk-to-disk backup and restore not only because disk storage hardware costs more than tape hardware, but also because they would need to change their backup processes and infrastructure.
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.
An important part of implementing an emergency preparedness agenda is to periodically perform a practice restore of data from the backup media.
So, how do you boot the dead machine and "quickly" restore its operating system?
Combining speed and accuracy provides a range of benefits, including complete protection for data, confidence in the quality of the restores, and minimal administrative headaches for an IT department.
"This discount is just a small way we can show gratitude to our staff, volunteers, donors and customers who have served this great country," said Chrissy Sailstad, Habitat for Humanity ReStore Manager.
Using Exchange 5.5, a common method to recovering a mailbox is to restore a full database backup to a Recovery Server.
There is no epiphany in Mark's account of the resurrection because God's power to restore life has been evident throughout the Gospel.
System Restore is buried deep in XP; it takes five steps to access it.
As the underlying technology, the Diamond VT achieves faster overall performance by employing disk drives which are generally 2 to 15 times faster than tape drives, thus significantly improving backup and restore times.
There are three stages that standing water goes through as it becomes more and more of a destructive agent, said Jim Barrett, president and owner of Fire Restoration Services of New England, a Norwood, Mass.-based company that cleans, restores and mitigates damage to residential and commercial sites affected by flood, fire and smoke.
Every day, the facility restores over 3.6 million email messages--or about 5.4 million pages of information--for legal and regulatory purposes.
There are several methods of storing the incremental backups, but the preferred method restores the entire system on the sector-level and not the file-level.
Synthetic full backups can be done in just a fraction of the time it typically takes to do a traditional backup to tape, and restores are near-instantaneous.
NMDOT needed a solution that was reliable and scalable, would better leverage resources, provide greater security of data and make restores easier.