verb (used with object), re·in·stat·ed, re·in·stat·ing.
Origin of reinstate
Examples from the Web for reinstate
They want President Obama and his European counterparts to compel the military to reinstate President Morsi.
Under Johnson, the chain alienated customers by doing away with discounts and sales, only to reinstate them after sales plummeted.
An appeal is pending to reinstate Aguiar's claims against Kaplan.New Clues in the Mysterious Disappearance of Multimillionaire Guma Aguiar|Matthew DeLuca|August 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The effort to reinstate more functional and resilient fire regimens has stalled.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So does NBC say farewell to Conan and try to reinstate Leno?
In vain did he assure them of his intention to find his missing friend, and reinstate him at any cost.Susy, A Story of the Plains|Bret Harte
Maurice in the course of the evening managed to reinstate himself.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
You are not at least vexed, as so many English are, that we can't fight a little for glory to reinstate our reputation.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
He thought Manfred was going to force the pope to reinstate him.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
I have forgotten to say that in my vexation with the Gagins, I had endeavored to reinstate the image of my hard-hearted widow.The Galaxy|Various