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rehabilitate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rehabilitate

  1. 1 to make better in behavior or character <an organization that rehabilitates criminals so they can reenter society> Synonyms habilitate, reclaim, redeem, regenerate, reformRelated Words reeducate; amend, improve, refine; cleanse, purify, restoreNear Antonyms abase, canker, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, demoralize, deprave, lower, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, warp

  2. 2 to restore to a healthy condition <underwent physical therapy to help rehabilitate her broken elbow> Synonyms cure, fix, mend, rehab, heal, set upRelated Words attend (to), care (for), doctor, medicate, minister (to), nurse, physic, treat; fortify, rejuvenate, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive; alleviate, relieve, remedy, repairNear Antonyms cripple, damage, disable, harm, hurt, impair, injure, lacerate, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, wound; afflict, ail, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, lay up, sap, sicken, waste, weaken



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