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recondition

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

Simple Definition of recondition

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

Full Definition of recondition

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to restore to good condition (as by replacing parts)

  3. 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>



1920

First Known Use of recondition

1920


RECONDITION Defined for Kids

recondition

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

Definition of recondition

re·con·di·tionedre·con·di·tion·ing

  1. :  to restore to good condition




Medical Dictionary

recondition

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

Medical Definition of recondition

  1. 1:  to restore to good condition and especially to good physical and mental condition <recondition an athlete after severe knee injuries>

  2. 2:  to condition anew; also :  to reinstate (a response) in an organism <recondition an emotional response>

  3. re·con·di·tion·ing noun





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