verb re·ed·u·cate \(ˌ)rē-ˈe-jə-ˌkāt\

: to teach (someone) to do or understand something in a new way

: to train (someone) for a different job

Full Definition of REEDUCATE

transitive verb
:  to train again; especially :  to rehabilitate through education
re·ed·u·ca·tion \(ˌ)rē-ˌe-jə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
re·ed·u·ca·tive \(ˌ)rē-ˈe-jə-ˌkā-tiv\ adjective

Examples of REEDUCATE

  1. The program reeducates people about how to eat in a more healthful way.
  2. We need to reeducate the workers who lost their jobs when the factory closed.

First Known Use of REEDUCATE


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Medical Dictionary


transitive verb re·ed·u·cate \(ˈ)rē-ˈej-ə-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of REEDUCATE

:  to subject to reeducation


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