verb (used with object), re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing.
Origin of rehabilitate
Examples from the Web for rehabilitation
As other prisoners took advantage of the rehabilitation programs offered, Lane and Opperud secretly planned an escape.
“I designed my own rehabilitation program—calisthenics, running and other exercises,” Bucca was quoted saying.
Despite bipartisan support, Congress has not been able to pass an extension of the rehabilitation program.Dysfunctional Congress Prepares to Claim Another Victim: Injured Veterans|Tim Mak|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rehabilitation services from the Palestinian Authority focus on financial support for former prisoners.
State jails were for low-level offenders, [and they are] heavy on rehabilitation.
She would be lost, and could hope for rehabilitation only when Daniel returned.The Clique of Gold|Emile Gaboriau
As we knew afterwards, he had smiled and said it was like rehabilitation to have the chance of dying on board one of H.M. ships.Chantry House|Charlotte M. Yonge
The rehabilitation trial added little to the popular legend.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Reference has been made to the borrowing of money by the planters for the rehabilitation of their estates.The History of Cuba, vol. 4|Willis Fletcher Johnson
It was ordered that the rehabilitation be read publicly, not alone in Rouen, but in all the chief towns of France.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for rehabilitation (1 of 2)
- the treatment of physical disabilities by massage, electrotherapy, or exercises
- (as modifier)rehabilitation centre
British Dictionary definitions for rehabilitation (2 of 2)
Derived Formsrehabilitative, adjective
Word Origin for rehabilitate
Medicine definitions for rehabilitation
Related formsre′ha•bil′i•ta′tion n.re′ha•bil′i•ta′tive adj.
Culture definitions for rehabilitation
In politics, the restoration to favor of a political leader whose views or actions were formerly considered unacceptable. (Compare nonperson.)