And as Boardman put it: “Anything can be rehabilitated if John Galliano can be rehabilitated.”
Just days later, Democrats rehabilitated the uses of eloquence.
When the war ended, those workers were rehabilitated for the labor market.
He even brought home injured squirrels and birds, which the family took in and rehabilitated.
On the eve of the dedication of his presidential library, can George W. Bush be rehabilitated?
But he came; and with the sight of him the turmoil fell and she felt herself reassured, rehabilitated.
It saved the convention and rehabilitated the State with a new constitution.
In a neat black dress and feather hat she was rehabilitated.
She could not leave him, but she would not stay in the rehabilitated little house.
Jeffries asked, "You feel both of them can be rehabilitated?"
1570s, "to bring back to a former condition after decay or damage," back-formation from rehabilitation and in part from Medieval Latin rehabilitatus, past participle of rehabilitare. Meaning "to restore one's reputation or character in the eyes of others" is from 1847. Related: Rehabilitated; rehabilitating.
rehabilitate re·ha·bil·i·tate (rē'hə-bĭl'ĭ-tāt')
v. re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing, re·ha·bil·i·tates
To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education.
To restore to good condition, operation, or capacity.