Dictionary.com

reeducate

or re-ed·u·cate

[ ree-ej-oo-keyt ]
/ riˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt /
Save This Word!

verb (used with object), re·ed·u·cat·ed, re·ed·u·cat·ing.
to educate again, as for new purposes.
to educate for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person.
to rehabilitate or reform through education, training, political indoctrination, etc.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of reeducate

First recorded in 1800–10; re- + educate

OTHER WORDS FROM reeducate

re·ed·u·ca·tion, nounre·ed·u·ca·tive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use reeducate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for reeducate

re-educate

verb (tr)
to teach or show (someone) something new or in a different way

Derived forms of re-educate

re-education, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK