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[red-in-ti-greyt, ri-din-]
verb (used with object), red·in·te·grat·ed, red·in·te·grat·ing.
  1. to make whole again; restore to a perfect state; renew; reestablish.
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Origin of redintegrate

1400–50; late Middle English redintegraten < Latin redintegrātus (past participle of redintegrāre to make whole again), equivalent to red- red- + integr- (stem of integer) whole, entire + -ātus -ate1 (see integrate)
Related formsred·in·te·gra·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for redintegrate


  1. (tr) to make whole or complete again; restore to a perfect state; renew
  2. (intr) psychol to engage in the process of redintegration
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Derived Formsredintegrative, adjective

Word Origin for redintegrate

C15: from Latin redintegrāre to renew, from red- re- + integer complete
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