[ree-kuh n-dish-uh n]

verb (used with object)

to restore to a good or satisfactory condition; repair; make over.

Origin of recondition

First recorded in 1915–20; re- + condition Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for recondition

Contemporary Examples of recondition

  • It is time for the Israeli leadership to recondition their thinking process and adopt new pragmatic strategies towards Gaza.

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    The End Of Deterrence

    Nervana Mahmoud

    November 13, 2012

Historical Examples of recondition

British Dictionary definitions for recondition



(tr) to restore to good condition or working orderto recondition an engine
Derived Formsreconditioned, adjective
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Word Origin and History for recondition

also re-condition, 1850, from re- "back, again" + condition (v.). Related: Reconditioned; reconditioning.

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