Rehabilitate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːəˈbɪlɪteɪt|  American pronunciation of the word rehabilitate
Brit.  |riːhəˈbɪlɪteɪt|  British pronunciation of the word rehabilitate

verb

- 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

- reinstall politically

Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime

- restore to a state of good condition or operation

Examples

The clinic rehabilitates drug addicts.

He's still rehabilitating the knee he injured last summer.

They try to rehabilitate horses that have suffered injuries.

The program is intended to rehabilitate criminals.

The country has rehabilitated its image since the war.

The city plans to rehabilitate its slum areas.

The Prime Minister seems to be trying to rehabilitate the former defence secretary.

A lot of the older houses have now been rehabilitated.

The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated

After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated

Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: rehabilitate
he/she/it: rehabilitates
present participle: rehabilitating
past tense: rehabilitated
past participle: rehabilitated
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