What does reinstate mean?

Definitions for reinstateˌri ɪnˈsteɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reinstate.

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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reinstate

    rē-in-stāt′, v.t. to place in a former state.—ns. Reinstāte′ment, Reinstā′tion, act of reinstating: re-establishment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinstate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinstate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicolas Sarkozy on a fast-track:

    We need to reinstate firmness and authority in this country.

  2. Malcolm Turnbull:

    In the event of there being a new global agreement we'll review the existing policy, but the idea we would or should suddenly reinstate something we have abolished is ridiculous.

  3. Anthony Glees:

    Border control is absolutely critical, they can reinstate border controls so they know who is in their country, they know who leaves their country and they know where they've been if they leave their country.

  4. Secretary General Markus Kattner:

    FIFA and AFC would kindly ask you to abide by the following: first to reinstate the four dismissed ANFA members by May 23, 2016 the latest, and second, to convene an ordinary congress of ANFA as soon as possible thereafter.

  5. Todd Starnes:

    I spoke to the president of the school and he tells me they hope to meet with the pastor next week to reach an agreement, the Maryland School for the Blind needs to do the right thing and reinstate the Bible Study club immediately.

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