[ri-stawr-uh-tiv, -stohr-] /rɪˈstɔr ə tɪv, -ˈstoʊr-/
serving to ; pertaining to .
capable of renewing health or strength.
a restorative agent, means, or the like.
a means of a person to consciousness:
Smelling salts serve as a restorative.
tending to revive or renew health, spirits, etc
anything that restores or revives, esp a drug or agent that promotes health or strength
late 14c., from Old French restoratif from restorer (see restore).
early 15c., from restorative (adj.), or from Medieval Latin restaurativum “a restorative.”
restorative re·stor·a·tive (rĭ-stôr’ə-tĭv)
A medicine or other agent that helps to restore health, strength, or consciousness.
[non-ri-streynt] /ˌnɒn rɪˈstreɪnt/ noun 1. absence or lack of .
[ri-strik-tid] /rɪˈstrɪk tɪd/ adjective 1. confined; limited. 2. 3. limited to or admitting only members of a particular group or class: a restricted neighborhood; a restricted hotel. /rɪˈstrɪktɪd/ adjective 1. limited or confined 2. not accessible to the general public or (esp US) out of bounds to military personnel 3. (Brit) denoting or in a […]
[non-ri-strik-tiv] /ˌnɒn rɪˈstrɪk tɪv/ adjective 1. not or limiting. 2. Grammar. descriptive of a modified element rather than limiting of the element’s meaning: a nonrestrictive modifier. Compare (def 4). /ˌnɒnrɪˈstrɪktɪv/ adjective 1. not restrictive or limiting 2. (grammar) denoting a relative clause that is not restrictive Compare restrictive (sense 2)
noun, Grammar. 1. a relative clause that describes or supplements but is not essential in establishing the identity of the antecedent and is usually set off by commas in English. In This year, which has been dry, is bad for crops the clause which has been dry is a nonrestrictive clause.