reconstitute

verb re·con·sti·tute \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkän(t)-stə-ˌtüt , -ˌtyüt \
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of reconstitute

: to constitute again or anew; especially : to restore to a former condition by adding water

reconstitution

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌkän(t)-stə-ˈtü-shən, -ˈtyü-\ noun

Examples of reconstitute in a Sentence

  1. They have plans to reconstitute the bankrupt company.

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First Known Use of reconstitute

1759

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RECONSTITUTE Defined for English Language Learners

reconstitute

Definition of reconstitute for English Language Learners

  • : to form (an organization or group) again in a different way

  • : to return (something, such as dried food) to a former state by adding water


Medical Dictionary

reconstitute

transitive verb re·con·sti·tute \ (ˈ)rē-ˈkän(t)-stə-ˌt(y)üt \

medical Definition of reconstitute

reconstituted; reconstituting
: to constitute again or anew; especially : to restore to a former condition by adding liquid
  • reconstituted blood plasma

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