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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.
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rehabilitation

(ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Social Welfare) the act or process of rehabilitating
2. (Medicine) med
a. the treatment of physical disabilities by massage, electrotherapy, or exercises
b. (as modifier): rehabilitation centre.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

rehabilitation

1. The processing, usually in a relatively quiet area, of units or individuals recently withdrawn from combat or arduous duty, during which units recondition equipment and are rested, furnished special facilities, filled up with replacements, issued replacement supplies and equipment, given training, and generally made ready for employment in future operations.
2. The action performed in restoring an installation to authorized design standards.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rehabilitation - the restoration of someone to a useful place in societyrehabilitation - the restoration of someone to a useful place in society
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
correctional rehabilitation - providing penal custody or probation or parole for convicted offenders
physical rehabilitation, physical restoration, therapeutic rehabilitation - providing help for disabled persons; the removal or reduction of disabilities
vocational rehabilitation - providing training in a specific trade with the aim of gaining employment
2.rehabilitation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivationrehabilitation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
re-afforestation, reforestation - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
urban renewal - the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums
3.rehabilitation - vindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation
vindication, exoneration - the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
4.rehabilitation - the treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
physiatrics, physical therapy, physiotherapy - therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
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rehabilitation

noun
The systematic application of remedies to effect a cure:
Informal: rehab.
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Translations
إعادَة تأهيل
rehabilitace
rehabilitering
rehabilitálás
endurhæfing
rehabilitácia

rehabilitation

[ˈriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən]
A. Nrehabilitación f
B. CPD rehabilitation centre Ncentro m de rehabilitación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rehabilitation

[ˌriːhəbɪlɪˈteɪʃən] n
[offender] → réhabilitation f
[patient] → rééducation frehabilitation centre n (for drug or alcohol problems)centre m de désintoxication
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rehabilitation

n
(of refugee, troops, the disabled)Eingliederung fin die Gesellschaft; (of ex-criminal)Rehabilitation f; (of drug addict, alcoholic)Therapie f
(= restoration of position)Rehabilitation f; (of reputation)Wiederherstellung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rehabilitation

[ˈriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃn] n (of offender, of disabled) → ricupero, reinserimento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion

n. rehabilitación, acto de rehabilitar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rehabilitation

n rehabilitación f
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Driver rehabilitation programmes: Infringers who have their licences suspended can attend rehabilitation programmes before being allowed back on the road.
A driver rehabilitation school is also being established for traffic offenders deemed by the court or police as in need of re-training.
If there is no local CarFit program, ask your local senior center, Department of Aging office, or Veterans Administration office about safe driving evaluations for older adults--you also can find a specialist via the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (see What You Can Do).
A team of physicians, driver rehabilitation specialists and prosthetic representatives are there to help get you back on the road.
Editor's note: We checked with Patrick Baker, an occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist at the Driving Evaluation and Rehabilitation Program at the Cleveland Clinic.
"For anybody, whether you're 16 or 96, to lose the ability to be independent by driving is a huge psychological loss," says Patrick Baker, MHS, OTR/L, CLVT, CDRS, a Cleveland Clinic occupational therapist and certified driver rehabilitation specialist.
Perhaps an OMR30 fine and 3 penalty points on licences, with those who attain 12 points being automatically banned from driving for 12 months and required to attend driver rehabilitation programmes," added Mark.
She also may want to consider getting a safe driving evaluation from a driver rehabilitation specialist--locate one via the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists website (www.aded.net).
The court also has the discretion to consider the driver rehabilitation course.
A chapter is devoted to "The Driver Rehabilitation Specialist," a specialized occupational therapist who can offer adaptive driving instruction and suggest vehicle modifications.