- 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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- 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 reconstitutive
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