reinstate
transitive verb (-stated; -stating) Date: 1599 1. to place again (as in possession or in a former position) 2. to restore to a previous effective state • reinstatement noun

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  • reinstate — I verb bring back, place in a former state, put back, put back into service, reappoint, reconstitute, reestablish, rehabilitate, rehire, reinaugurate, reinstall, reinvest, remit, replace, reseat, restituere, restore, restore to office, restore to …   Law dictionary

  • reinstate — re‧in‧state [ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt] verb [transitive] 1. to put someone back into a job or position of authority from which they had previously been removed: • His claim of unfair dismissal was upheld and he was later reinstated. reinstate somebody as… …   Financial and business terms

  • Reinstate — Re in*state ( st?t ), v. t. 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. [1913 Webster] For the just we have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reinstate — 1590s, from RE (Cf. re ) + INSTATE (Cf. instate). Related: Reinstated; reinstating …   Etymology dictionary

  • reinstate — [v] give back responsibility bring back, put back, put in power again, recall, redeem, reelect, reestablish, rehabilitate, rehire, reintroduce, reinvest, renew, replace, restore, return, revive; concepts 351,384 Ant. fire, let go …   New thesaurus

  • reinstate — ► VERB ▪ restore to a former position or state. DERIVATIVES reinstatement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • reinstate — [rē΄in stāt′] vt. reinstated, reinstating to instate again; restore to a former condition, position, etc. reinstatement n …   English World dictionary

  • reinstate — v. 1) (D; tr.) to reinstate as (she was reinstated as treasurer) 2) (D; tr.) to reinstate in (to reinstate smb. in her/his former position) * * * [ˌriːɪn steɪt] (D;tr.) to reinstateas (she was reinstated as treasurer) (D; tr.) to reinstate in (to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • reinstate — [[t]ri͟ːɪnste͟ɪt[/t]] reinstates, reinstating, reinstated 1) VERB If you reinstate someone, you give them back a job or position which had been taken away from them. [V n] The governor is said to have agreed to reinstate five senior workers who… …   English dictionary

  • reinstate — UK [ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt] / US [ˌrɪɪnˈsteɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms reinstate : present tense I/you/we/they reinstate he/she/it reinstates present participle reinstating past tense reinstated past participle reinstated 1) to give someone their… …   English dictionary

  • reinstate — reinstatement, reinstation, n. reinstator, n. /ree in stayt /, v.t., reinstated, reinstating. to put back or establish again, as in a former position or state: to reinstate the ousted chairman. [1620 30; RE + INSTATE] * * * …   Universalium

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