Reinstate

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 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

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 reinstate — verb Reinstate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑draft …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 reinstate — re•in•state [[t]ˌri ɪnˈsteɪt[/t]] v. t. stat•ed, stat•ing to put back or establish again, as in a former position or state: to reinstate the ousted president[/ex] • Etymology: 1620–30 re in•state′ment, n. re in•sta′tor, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 reinstate — with reference to a name previously rejected as being a junior secondary homonym: to treat it as a valid name if the conditions of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature are met …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 16 reinstate — verb a) To restore somebody to a former position or rank b) To bring back into use or existence …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 reinstate — Synonyms and related words: account for, clear, cry sour grapes, destigmatize, do justice to, exculpate, explain, give back, justify, place in, purge, put back, rationalize, reactivate, recall, reconstitute, reconvert, recruit, reenact,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 reinstate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. restore, put back, reinstall, rehabilitate. See restoration. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reinstall, put back, reelect, return, reinvest, reappoint, reestablish, put in power again, reclassify, restore …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 reinstate — re|in|state [ˌri:ınˈsteıt] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: instate to put in a position (17 21 centuries)] 1.) if someone is reinstated, they are officially given back their job after it was taken away 2.) to make something such as a law, system …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 reinstate — re|in|state [ ,riın steıt ] verb transitive 1. ) to give someone back their previous job or position: He was fired and then reinstated three days later. 2. ) to bring back something such as a law or benefit that had been stopped: RESTORE: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English