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

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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 Countries like the United States, Kazakhstan and Turkey have repatriated many of their own citizens to prosecute them and, in some cases, reintegrate them into society. New York Times, 28 May 2021 But, providers warn, many children may struggle to reintegrate into society. Eliza Fawcett,, 22 May 2021 Letting people with stains on their records reintegrate into social life — including intimate relationships — has important social benefits. Karen Levy, Star Tribune, 1 Apr. 2021 Most Somalilanders have known nothing but self-rule and would never consent to reintegrate with their bloody, anarchic suzerain. The Economist, 8 May 2021 This will help them to reintegrate themselves back into their past lives and reconnect effectively with family. Sheri Koones, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2021 Foley’s December decision only reversed the Fire and Police’s Commission’s move to demote Morales to captain and did not provide any instruction as to how Morales should reintegrate, or part ways, with the department. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Apr. 2021 And despite continuous attempts over two decades to reintegrate the Hutu guerrillas, the insurgency has still not been defeated. New York Times, 2 Mar. 2021 And to help her reintegrate into society without raising too many questions about the Pierce family, TC (Christopher Ammanuel Darby) used his technopath powers to create a new identity for her. Chancellor Agard,, 16 Mar. 2021

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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

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6 Jun 2021

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“Reintegrate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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