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remediate

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adjective re·me·di·ate \ri-ˈmē-dē-ət\

Definition of remediate

archaic

  1. :  remedial



1605

First Known Use of remediate

1605


Law Dictionary

remediate

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transitive verb re·me·di·ate \ri-ˈmē-dē-ˌāt\

Legal Definition of remediate

  1. :  to make the target of remedial action <the commissioner of environmental protection…shall conduct remedial actions necessary to remediate the pollution at or on the site — General Statutes of Connecticut>




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