Simple Definition of recondition
: to return (something) to good condition by repairing it, cleaning it, or replacing parts
Full Definition of recondition
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
He reconditioned the old car.
<asked my neighbor to help me recondition the old tractor for use on the family farm>
First Known Use of recondition
Rhymes with recondition
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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>
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