- to constitute again; reconstruct; recompose.
- to return (a dehydrated or concentrated food) to the liquid state by adding water: to reconstitute a bouillon cube with hot water.
- to undergo reconstitution; become reconstituted.
Origin of reconstitute
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Examples from the Web for reconstitute
To repeat: It is not my intention to reconstitute the history of writing or literacy.The Civilization of Illiteracy
How, with what is made, can we reconstitute what is being made?Creative Evolution
In fact the attempt was made to reconstitute the Liverpool Cabinet.A History of England, Period III.
Rev. J. Franck Bright
He hoped from these two words to reconstitute his earlier personality.The Man With the Black Feather
The object of all his efforts was to reconstitute the power of the empire.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March
- to restore (food, etc) to its former or natural state or a semblance of it, as by the addition of water to a concentratereconstituted lemon juice
- to reconstruct; form again
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Word Origin and History for reconstitute
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