1. The act of restoring anything to its rightful owner, or of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage, or injury; indemnification. A restitution of ancient rights unto the crown. (Spenser) He restitution to the value makes. (Sandys)
4. (Science: medicine) The movement of rotetion which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labour.
Origin: F. Restitution, L. Restitutio.