recondition

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verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdi-shən\

Definition of recondition

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to restore to good condition (as by replacing parts)

  3. 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

  1. He reconditioned the old car.

  2. asked my neighbor to help me recondition the old tractor for use on the family farm

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First Known Use of recondition

1857


RECONDITION Defined for English Language Learners

recondition

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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

recondition

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verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdi-shən\

Definition of recondition for Students

reconditioned

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reconditioning

  1. :  to restore to good condition


Medical Dictionary

recondition

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transitive verb re·con·di·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈdish-ən\

Medical Definition of recondition

  1. 1:  to restore to good condition and especially to good physical and mental condition recondition an athlete after severe knee injuries

  2. 2:  to condition anew; also :  to reinstate (a response) in an organism recondition an emotional response

reconditioning

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