Definition of reconstitute
: to constitute again or anew; especially : to restore to a former condition by adding water
reconstitutionplay \(ˌ)rē-ˌkän(t)-stə-ˈtü-shən, -ˈtyü-\ noun
Examples of reconstitute in a Sentence
They have plans to reconstitute the bankrupt company.
Recent Examples of reconstitute from the Web
The school was reconstituted in the 2015-2016 school year, its second shakeup in five years.
Novel soft payloads that morph and reconstitute may be larger than this size; 5.
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First Known Use of reconstitute
RECONSTITUTE Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of reconstitute
: to constitute again or anew; especially : to restore to a former condition by adding liquid reconstituted blood plasma
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