reinstate

[ ree-in-steyt ]
/ ˌri ɪnˈsteɪt /

verb (used with object), re·in·stat·ed, re·in·stat·ing.

to put back or establish again, as in a former position or state: to reinstate the ousted chairman.

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Origin of reinstate

First recorded in 1620–30; re- + instate

OTHER WORDS FROM reinstate

re·in·state·ment, re·in·sta·tion [ree-in-stey-shuhn] /ˌri ɪnˈsteɪ ʃən/ nounre·in·sta·tor, nounun·re·in·stat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reinstate

reinstate
/ (ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt) /

verb

(tr) to restore to a former rank or condition

Derived forms of reinstate

reinstatement, nounreinstator, noun
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