readmit

verb
re·​ad·​mit | \ (ˌ)rē-əd-ˈmit How to pronounce readmit (audio) , -ad- \
readmitted; readmitting; readmits

Definition of readmit

transitive verb

: to admit (someone) again readmitting them to the school after their suspension especially : to accept into a hospital a second or subsequent time readmitted the patient due to infection of the surgical incision

First Known Use of readmit

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of readmit was in 1535

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“Readmit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/readmit. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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readmit

verb
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English Language Learners Definition of readmit

: to allow (someone) to again join a club, group, etc., or enter a place
: to take (someone) into a hospital as a patient again

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