Restitute vs Recorder - What's the difference?

restitute | recorder |


As nouns the difference between restitute and recorder

is that restitute is that which is restored or offered in place of something; a substitute while recorder is an apparatus for recording; a device which records or recorder can be (musici) a musical instrument of the woodwind family, fipple flute, a simple internal duct flute.

As a verb restitute

is to restore (something) to its former condition.

restitute

English

Verb

(restitut)
  • To restore (something) to its former condition.
  • To provide recompense for (something).
  • * 1922 , , Ulysses , episode 17:
  • . . . when Frederick M. (Bantam) Lyons had rapidly and successively requested, perused and restituted the copy of the current issue of the Freeman's Journal and National Press which he had been about to throw away (subsequently thrown away), he had proceeded towards the oriental edifice of the Turkish and Warm Baths. . . .
  • * 1966 , , Incest (1993 edition), ISBN 9780156443005, p. 28:
  • What I spill in talk or acts rarely is restituted in writing.
  • * 1980 , , Wallace Stevens: The Poems of Our Climate , ISBN 9780801491856, p. 266:
  • [W]hat it represents is the inability of language to restitute the loss of memory.
  • To refund.
  • * 2004 , , Private Sector , ISBN 9780446613934, p. 31:
  • We were even ordered to restitute the legal costs of the defendants.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is restored or offered in place of something; a substitute.
  • ----

    recorder

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) recordour, from (etyl) recordeor, from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An apparatus for recording; a device which records.
  • Agent noun of record; one who records.
  • A judge in a municipal court.
  • Derived terms
    * magnetic recorder * recordership * tape recorder * wire recorder

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (musici) A musical instrument of the woodwind family, fipple flute, a simple internal duct flute.
  • References

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    Anagrams

    * English agent nouns ----