reintegrate

verb
re·​in·​te·​grate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt How to pronounce reintegrate (audio) \
reintegrated; reintegrating; reintegrates

Definition of reintegrate

transitive verb

: to integrate again into an entity : restore to unity

Other Words from reintegrate

reintegration \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌin-​tə-​ˈgrā-​shən How to pronounce reintegrate (audio) \ noun
reintegrative \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈin-​tə-​ˌgrā-​tiv How to pronounce reintegrate (audio) \ adjective

Examples of reintegrate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without a more concerted effort to reintegrate workers with criminal histories into the labor force, employers are losing out on a big pool of willing workers. Anneken Tappe, CNN, 18 Feb. 2022 The goal is for the new jail to help reduce recidivism while helping inmates reintegrate into the community. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, 13 July 2022 His administration also announced new steps to help former prisoners reintegrate into society, including $145 million for job training and re-entry programs. Michael Arceneaux, The Week, 27 Apr. 2022 Hinckley still takes two psychotropic drugs and credits decades of individual and group therapies with enabling him to reintegrate into society. Major Garrett, CBS News, 28 June 2022 Roe-Sepowitz said young people have different needs, both socially and educationally, and can reintegrate quicker than people who have been experiencing homelessness for decades. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2022 So his intervention, particularly in 2014, had the opposite effect of only hardening Ukrainians' desire to reintegrate into Euro-Atlantic institutions. CBS News, 16 Feb. 2022 Putin also accused Kyiv of slow-walking the Minsk accords, the 2015 agreement meant to stop the violence in the Donbas region and reintegrate separatist areas under government control. Los Angeles Times, 20 Feb. 2022 Attempting to reintegrate core players into the rotation at such a late stage is a difficult balancing act, as roles change for the teammates around the returners. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'reintegrate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of reintegrate

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reintegrate

Medieval Latin reintegratus, past participle of reintegrare to renew, reinstate, from Latin re- + integrare to integrate

Learn More About reintegrate

Time Traveler for reintegrate

Time Traveler

The first known use of reintegrate was in 1570

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near reintegrate

reinsure

reintegrate

reinter

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for reintegrate

Last Updated

17 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Reintegrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reintegrate. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on reintegrate

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for reintegrate

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!