rehabilitate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɹiː(h)əˈbɪlɪteɪt/
Verb

rehabilitate (rehabilitates, present participle rehabilitating; past and past participle rehabilitated)

  1. (transitive) To restore (someone) to their former state, reputation, possessions, status etc. [from 16th c.]
  2. (transitive) To vindicate; to restore the reputation or image of (a person, concept etc.). [from 18th c.]
  3. (transitive) To return (something) to its original condition. [from 19th c.]
  4. (transitive, North America) To restore or repair (a vehicle, building); to make habitable or usable again. [from 19th c.]
  5. (transitive) To restore to (a criminal etc.) the necessary training and education to allow for a successful reintegration into society; to retrain. [from 19th c.]
  6. (transitive) To return (someone) to good health after illness, addiction etc. [from 19th c.]
  7. (intransitive) To go through such a process; to recover. [from 20th c.]
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  • German: sich erholen



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