Definition of recondition
1 : to restore to good condition (as by replacing parts)
2 : to condition (a person, a person's attitudes, etc.) anew; also : to reinstate (a response) in an organism
Examples of recondition in a Sentence
He reconditioned the old car.
asked my neighbor to help me recondition the old tractor for use on the family farm
Recent Examples of recondition from the Web
Riddell is also a manufacturer of football helmets and shoulder pads as well as a provider of reconditioning services, which includes cleaning, repairing, repainting and recertifying existing equipment.
Yard sales are a great place to look for cast-iron or enamel skillets and Dutch ovens, which can often be easily reconditioned at home at a small fraction of the cost of purchasing new.
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First Known Use of recondition
RECONDITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of recondition for English Language Learners
: to return (something) to good condition by repairing it, cleaning it, or replacing parts
RECONDITION Defined for Kids
Definition of recondition for Students
: to restore to good condition
Medical Definition of recondition
1: to restore to good condition and especially to good physical and mental condition recondition an athlete after severe knee injuries
2: to condition anew; also : to reinstate (a response) in an organism recondition an emotional response
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