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re·ha·bil·i·tate

 (rē′hə-bĭl′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing, re·ha·bil·i·tates
1. To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education: rehabilitate a patient; rehabilitate a prison inmate.
2. To restore to good condition: rehabilitate a storefront; rehabilitate the economy.
3. To cause to be regarded again in a positive way; reestablish esteem for: rehabilitate a reputation; rehabilitate a forgotten poet.
4. To restore the former rank, privileges, or rights of: Under the new regime, party members who had been sent to prison were rehabilitated.

[Medieval Latin rehabilitāre, rehabilitāt-, to restore to a former rank : Latin re-, re- + Late Latin habilitāre, to enable; see habilitate.]

re′ha·bil′i·tat′a·ble adj.
re′ha·bil′i·ta′tion n.
re′ha·bil′i·ta′tive adj.

rehabilitate

(ˌriːəˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Social Welfare) to help (a person who has acquired a disability or addiction or who has just been released from prison) to readapt to society or a new job, as by vocational guidance, retraining, or therapy
2. to restore to a former position or rank
3. to restore the good reputation of
[C16: from Medieval Latin rehabilitāre to restore, from re- + Latin habilitās skill, ability]
ˌrehaˈbilitative adj

re•ha•bil•i•tate

(ˌri həˈbɪl ɪˌteɪt, ˌri ə-)

v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
1. to restore or bring to a condition of good health, ability to work, or productive activity.
2. to restore to good condition, operation, or management.
3. to reestablish the good reputation of.
4. to restore formally to former capacity, standing, rank, rights, or privileges.
[1570–80; < Medieval Latin rehabilitātus, past participle of rehabilitāre]
re`ha•bil`i•ta′tion, n.
re`ha•bil′i•ta`tive, adj.
re`ha•bil′i•ta`tor, n.

rehabilitate


Past participle: rehabilitated
Gerund: rehabilitating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would rehabilitate
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Past Conditional
I would have rehabilitated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rehabilitate - help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"; "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"
restore, reconstruct - return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
2.rehabilitate - reinstall politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime"
reinstate - restore to the previous state or rank
purge - oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
3.rehabilitate - restore to a state of good condition or operation
restore, reconstruct - return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"

rehabilitate

verb
1. reintegrate, retrain, restore to health, readapt Considerable efforts have been made to rehabilitate patients.
2. reinstate, restore, re-establish, reinstall, forgive, bring back, pardon, exonerate, absolve, exculpate Ten years later, Dreyfus was rehabilitated.
3. restore, develop, convert, renew, adjust, rebuild, upgrade, make good, overhaul, revamp, mend, refurbish, renovate, reconstruct, reinstate, re-establish, make over, refit, fix up (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), modernize, reconstitute, redecorate, recondition, reinvigorate a program for rehabilitating low-income housing

rehabilitate

verb
To bring back to a previous normal condition:
Translations
يُعيد تأهيل
převychovatrehabilitovat
rehabilitere
rehabilitál
endurhæfa
reabilitacijareabilituoti
labotpāraudzināt
prevychovaťrehabilitovať
normal yaşama döndürmek

rehabilitate

[ˌriːəˈbɪlɪteɪt] VT [+ offenders, drug addicts] → rehabilitar

rehabilitate

[ˌriːhəˈbɪlɪteɪt] vt
[+ offender] → réinsérer
[+ drug addict, alcoholic] → désintoxiquer
[+ patient] → rééduquer

rehabilitate

vt
refugee, troops, the disabled(in die Gesellschaft) eingliedern; ex-criminal alsorehabilitieren; drug addict, alcoholictherapieren
(= restore position to)rehabilitieren; reputationwiederherstellen

rehabilitate

[ˌriːəˈbɪlɪˌteɪt] vt (criminal, drug addict, invalid) → recuperare, reinserire

rehabilitate

(riːəˈbiliteit) verb
to bring (a criminal or someone who has been ill) back to a normal life, normal standards of behaviour etc by treatment or training.
ˈrehaˌbiliˈtation noun

rehabilitate

v. rehabilitar, ayudar a recobrar funciones normales por medio de métodos terapéuticos.

rehabilitate

vt rehabilitar; to become rehabilitated rehabilitarse
References in classic literature ?
Our capitalist community is then thrown on the remains of the last dividend, which it consumes long before it can rehabilitate its extinct machinery of production in order to support itself with its own hands.
Ghak's army, which was composed of warriors of all the original tribes of the federation, showing how suc-cessful had been his efforts to rehabilitate the empire, marched into Sari some time after we arrived.
I thought that if ever a man needed a chance to rehabilitate himself, you were that man.