transitive verb Date: 1808 to train again; especially to rehabilitate through education • reeducation nounreeducative adjective

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  • reeducate — or re educate [rē ej′ə kāt΄] vt. reeducated, reeducating to educate again or anew, esp. so as to rehabilitate or adapt to new situations reeducation n. re education reeducative adj. re educative …   English World dictionary

  • reeducate — (ˈ)rē+ transitive verb Etymology: re + educate 1. : to train the physically disabled in the use of muscles in new functions or of prosthetic appliances in old functions in an effort to replace or restore lost competence reeducate the amputee 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • reeducate — reeducation, n. reeducative, adj. /ree ej oo kayt /, v.t., reeducated, reeducating. 1. to educate again, as for new purposes. 2. to educate for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person. 3. to rehabilitate or reform through education …   Universalium

  • reeducate — verb a) To educate or teach again, especially in order to remove bad practices b) to rehabilitate …   Wiktionary

  • reeducate — re·ed·u·cate ( )rē ej ə .kāt vt, cat·ed; cat·ing to subject to reeducation …   Medical dictionary

  • reeducate — Synonyms and related words: broaden the mind, catechize, civilize, demonstrate, direct, edify, educate, enlighten, give instruction, give lessons in, ground, guide, illumine, inform, instruct, open the eyes, reclaim, recondition, rehabilitate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reeducate — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reinstruct, readjust, rehabilitate; see improve 1 , teach 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • reeducate — re|ed|u|cate [ ri edʒə,keıt ] verb transitive to teach someone to think or behave in a different way ╾ re|ed|u|ca|tion [ ri edʒə,keıʃn ] noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reeducate — rɪː edÊ’ÊŠkeɪt v. educate anew, teach again, instruct again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reeducate — re·educate …   English syllables

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