recondition
transitive verb Date: 1920 1. to restore to good condition (as by replacing parts) 2. to condition (as a person or a person's attitudes) anew; also to reinstate (a response) in an organism

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  • recondition — (v.) 1850, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + CONDITION (Cf. condition) (v.). Related: Reconditioned; reconditioning …   Etymology dictionary

  • recondition — ► VERB 1) condition again. 2) Brit. overhaul or renovate …   English terms dictionary

  • recondition — [rē΄kən dish′ən] vt. to put back in good condition, as by cleaning, patching, or repairing …   English World dictionary

  • recondition — re·con·di·tion .rē kən dish ən vt 1) to restore to good condition and esp. to good physical and mental condition <recondition an athlete after severe knee injuries> 2) to condition anew also to reinstate (a response) in an organism… …   Medical dictionary

  • recondition — UK [ˌriːkənˈdɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌrɪkənˈdɪʃ(ə)n] verb [transitive] Word forms recondition : present tense I/you/we/they recondition he/she/it reconditions present participle reconditioning past tense reconditioned past participle reconditioned to… …   English dictionary

  • recondition — See recondition, renovate …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • recondition — [[t]ri͟ːkəndɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] reconditions, reconditioning, reconditioned VERB To recondition a machine or piece of equipment means to repair or replace all the parts that are damaged or broken. [V n] He made contact with someone with an idea for… …   English dictionary

  • recondition — /ree keuhn dish euhn/, v.t. to restore to a good or satisfactory condition; repair; make over. [1915 20; RE + CONDITION] * * * …   Universalium

  • recondition — verb To restore to a functional state, or to a condition resembling the original. When reconditioning antique furniture, it is important to try to preserve as much of the original finish as possible. Syn: fix, refurbish, repair …   Wiktionary

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