: to establish (something or someone) again
- Within one year he rallied his forces, invaded the delta, and reestablished his rule.
- —Harry A. Gailey, Jr.
- Those deals allowed Washington to reestablish diplomatic relations with Egypt and Syria …
- —Robert D. Kaplan
- Thanks to an extended captive breeding program, the California condor stands a chance of reestablishing itself in the wild.
- —Todd Wilkinson
- "He quickly reestablished himself as a top pitcher, arguably the best in this draft," says one NL scout who saw him throw.
- —Albert Chen
- NASA scientists lost contact with it right after the craft was ordered to pressurize its fuel tanks. All attempts to reestablish contact have failed.
- —Science Activities
… the reestablishment of formal diplomatic relations between the United States and the Holy See in 1984 …
—Thomas J. Reese, S.J.
John's solitary tomb … is apt testimony to the central role of Florence in the re-establishment of the Roman Papacy.