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recondition

verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdi-shən\

: to return (something) to good condition by repairing it, cleaning it, or replacing parts

Full Definition of RECONDITION

transitive verb
1
:  to restore to good condition (as by replacing parts)
2
:  to condition (as a person or a person's attitudes) anew; also :  to reinstate (a response) in an organism

Examples of RECONDITION

  1. He reconditioned the old car.
  2. <asked my neighbor to help me recondition the old tractor for use on the family farm>

First Known Use of RECONDITION

1920
RECONDITION Defined for Kids

recondition

verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdi-shən\
re·con·di·tionedre·con·di·tion·ing

Definition of RECONDITION for Kids

:  to restore to good condition
Medical Dictionary

recondition

transitive verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdish-ən\

Medical Definition of RECONDITION

1
:  to restore to good condition and especially to good physical and mental condition <recondition an athlete after severe knee injuries>
2
:  to condition anew; also :  to reinstate (a response) in an organism <recondition an emotional response>
re·con·di·tion·ing noun

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