reestablish

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reestablish - bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
redeem - restore the honor or worth of
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reestablish

verb
To bring back into existence or use:
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"Your father, a man of the last century, evidently stands above our contemporaries who so condemn this measure which merely reestablishes natural justice."
Hoffman, "This transaction reestablishes Greenwich as a preferred business and residential address for hedge funds and money management firms."
Researchers theorize that a "securely attached" infant calms down and reestablishes contact with its mother after a brief separation, while an "insecurely attached" infant either ignores and avoids her or shows no signs of reassurance upon her return.