Definition of reinstate
1 : to place again (as in possession or in a former position)
2 : to restore to a previous effective state
reinstatementplay \-ˈstāt-mənt\ noun
Examples of reinstate in a sentence
After his name was cleared, he was reinstated as committee chairperson.
The school board voted to reinstate the school's uniform policy.
the year the death penalty was reinstated
First Known Use of reinstate
REINSTATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reinstate for English Language Learners
: to put (someone) back in a job or position that had been taken away
: to begin using or dealing with (a law, policy, system, etc.) again
REINSTATE Defined for Kids
Definition of reinstate for Students
: to place again in a former position or condition <The fired employee was reinstated.>
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