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reinstate

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verb re·in·state \ˌrē-ən-ˈstāt\

Simple Definition of reinstate

  • : to put (someone) back in a job or position that had been taken away

  • : to begin using or dealing with (a law, policy, system, etc.) again

Full Definition of reinstate

re·in·stat·edre·in·stat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to place again (as in possession or in a former position)

  3. 2 :  to restore to a previous effective state

re·in·state·ment play \-ˈstāt-mənt\ noun

Examples of reinstate

  1. After his name was cleared, he was reinstated as committee chairperson.

  2. The school board voted to reinstate the school's uniform policy.

  3. the year the death penalty was reinstated



1599

First Known Use of reinstate

1599

Rhymes with reinstate

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