the restoration of someone to a useful place in society
reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation(noun)
the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
vindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation
the treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
The process of rehabilitating something.
Etymology: rehabilitate + ation
the act of rehabilitating, or the state of being rehabilitated
Etymology: [Cf. LL. rehabilitatio, F. Rhabilitation.]
Rehabilitation was a term used in the context of the former Soviet Union, and the Post-Soviet states. Beginning after the death of Stalin in 1953, the government undertook the political and social restoration, or political rehabilitation, of persons who had been repressed and criminally prosecuted without due basis. It restored the person to the state of acquittal. In many cases, rehabilitation was posthumous, as thousands of victims had been executed or died in labor camps. The government also rehabilitated several minority populations which it had relocated under Stalin, and allowed them to return to former territories and in some cases restored their autonomy in those regions.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Restoration of human functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from disease or injury.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. The processing, usually in a relatively quiet area, of units or individuals recently withdrawn from combat or arduous duty, during which units recondition equipment and are rested, furnished special facilities, filled up with replacements, issued replacement supplies and equipment, given training, and generally made ready for employment in future operations. 2. The action performed in restoring an installation to authorized design standards.
The numerical value of rehabilitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of rehabilitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of rehabilitation in a Sentence
Buildings damaged during operations will be renewed in rehabilitation projects. One of the most important of these is Sur. Historical buildings will be renewed in ways suiting the historical fabric.
A number of patients have told me even after going through rehabilitation and even after being able to accomplish activities of daily living . . . they never truly felt like themselves until they participated in adaptive sports.
It is useful for addressing swelling and bruising in the early stages of recovery from injury or surgery, and for stability and muscle support during rehabilitation and to increase the speed of recovery.
When Harry Meghan tie the knot it will be very much a modern marriage of equals as well as being a celebration of their British and American nationalities. Each of them have causes that they care deeply about such as the environment, equal rights and the rehabilitation of injured servicemen and women. We chose the interlocking symbols to reflect the strength and support they give each other.
In an ironic vignette, at a healthcare facility dedicated to serving blind veterans—the new Palo Alto Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center—the agency wasted $670,000 on two sculptures no blind veteran can even see, the ‘Helmick Sculpture’ cost $385,000 (2014) and a parking garage exterior wall faade by King Ray Studio for the ‘design, fabrication, and installation of the public artwork’ cost $285,000 (2014).
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