rehabilitative
adjective see rehabilitate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rehabilitative — adjective 1. designed to accomplish rehabilitation from a penal to a rehabilitative philosophy J.B.Costello rehabilitative treatment • Ant: ↑punitive • Derivationally related forms: ↑rehabilitate 2. helping to restore to good condition …   Useful english dictionary

  • rehabilitative — re·ha·bil·i·ta·tive bil ə .tāt iv adj of, relating to, or designed to accomplish rehabilitation <rehabilitative treatment> …   Medical dictionary

  • rehabilitative — rehabilitate ► VERB 1) restore to health or normal life by training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness. 2) restore the standing or reputation of. 3) restore to a former condition. DERIVATIVES rehabilitation noun rehabilitative… …   English terms dictionary

  • rehabilitative — See rehabilitatable. * * * …   Universalium

  • rehabilitative — adjective a) Tending to rehabilitate. b) For the purpose of rehabilitation …   Wiktionary

  • rehabilitative — adj. pertaining to rehabilitation; designed to restore good health; designed to restore a person s good reputation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rehabilitative — re·ha·bil·i·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • rehabilitative — See: rehabilitate …   English dictionary

  • rehabilitative — /rihəˈbɪləteɪtɪv/ (say reehuh biluhtaytiv) adjective 1. of or relating to rehabilitation. 2. serving to rehabilitate …   Australian English dictionary

  • rehabilitative alimony — n. Alimony intended to help a divorced spouse acquire the skills needed to support himself or herself. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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