Definition of restitutionary in US English:



  • See restitution

    • ‘There is certainly no principle that, for public policy reasons or for other reasons, there can never be restitutionary claims for recovery of taxes wrongly paid.’
    • ‘The action is not restitutionary; the claimant seeks compensation for wrongdoing.’
    • ‘What of claims in knowing receipt, arguably restitutionary in nature, as opposed to dishonest assistance?’
    • ‘Broadly speaking, the entire field of liability may be divided according to its purposes into criminal, tortious, contractual and restitutionary.’
    • ‘If a person is found to be a fiduciary and has withheld material information, the approach to damages is restitutionary.’