reinitiate

verb re·ini·ti·ate \ rē-i-'ni-shē-ˌāt \

Definition of reinitiate

reinitiated; reinitiating
transitive verb
: to initiate (something or someone) again
  • … the county office completed a strategic plan this year to reinitiate the accreditation process.
  • —Seth Nidever
  • However, with train service being reinitiated in many parts of the United States, Arizona has opportunities to get on-board again.
  • The Arizona Republic
  • There he again experiences transformation, is reinitiated into his old world, and becomes the agent of its restoration or renewal.
  • —Richard Slotkin

reinitiation

play \rē-i-ˌni-shē-ˈā-shən\ noun, plural reinitiations
    • the reinitiation of peace talks
    • … after five years with the cult, the boy's reinitiation into society will take time.
    • —Sheryl WuDunn

First Known Use of reinitiate

1652


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