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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reinstate

reinstatedreinstating

  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

reinstatement play \-ˈstāt-mənt\ noun

Examples of reinstate in a sentence

  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

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REINSTATE Defined for Kids

reinstate

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verb re·in·state \ˌrē-ən-ˈstāt\

Definition of reinstate for Students

reinstatedreinstating

  1. :  to place again in a former position or condition <The fired employee was reinstated.>

reinstatement \-mənt\ noun




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