Definitions for reinstateˌri ɪnˈsteɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•in•stateˌri ɪnˈsteɪt(v.t.)-stat•ed, -stat•ing.

  1. to put back or establish again, as in a former position or state:

    to reinstate the ousted president.

Origin of reinstate:

1620–30

re`in•sta′tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reinstate(verb)

    restore to the previous state or rank

  2. restore, reinstate, reestablish(verb)

    bring back into original existence, use, function, or position

    "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"

Wiktionary

  1. reinstate(Verb)

    To restore somebody to a former position or rank.

  2. reinstate(Verb)

    To bring back into use or existence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reinstate(verb)

    to place again in possession, or in a former state; to restore to a state from which one had been removed; to instate again; as, to reinstate a king in the possession of the kingdom

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