Restitution in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Restitution

the restoring of something that is stolen or lost to the property owner

Examples of Restitution in a sentence

Instead of jail time, the shoplifter has been ordered to pay a huge sum of money as restitution for the stolen items. 🔊

The reasoning behind restitution is to make the wrongdoer responsible for any loss or harm he may have caused.  🔊

Since I was in the car but not the driver, I do not believe I should have to pay restitution to the hit-and-run victim. 🔊

After Marvin vandalized the school by breaking the library window, he was ordered to pay restitution in the sum of three thousand dollars.  🔊

Everyone was shocked when the judge did not order the arsonist to pay restitution for the destroyed church.  🔊

Because the robber agreed to return the jewelry and pay restitution for damages to the store, he will not go to jail.  🔊

The man who ran over my dog tried to give me restitution by paying the veterinarian's bill.  🔊

Although Janice made restitution for damaging my car, she and I are no longer the best of friends.  🔊

The pharmaceutical group was ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution for selling cancer-causing drugs.  🔊

As part of his restitution, the teenage vandal had to rebuild the fence he destroyed.  🔊

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