HyperDic: rehabilitate

English > 3 senses of the word rehabilitate:
VERBsocialrehabilitatehelp to readapt / readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
socialrehabilitatereinstall politically
socialrehabilitaterestore to a state of good condition or operation
rehabilitate > pronunciation
Soundsriy.ahbih'lahtey.t; riy.hhahbih'lahtey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > rehabilitate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningHelp to readapt / readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"
  • "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"
Broaderrestore, reconstructReturn to its original or usable and functioning condition
Spanishrehabilitar
Catalanrehabilitar
Adjectivesrehabilitativedesigned to accomplish rehabilitation / rehabilitation
Nounsrehabilitationthe restoration of someone to a useful place in society
English > rehabilitate: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningreinstall politically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime"
Broaderreinstaterestore to the previous state or rank
Oppositepurgeoust politically
Spanishrehabilitar
Catalanrehabilitar
Nounsrehabilitationthe restoration of someone to a useful place in society
rehabilitationvindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation
English > rehabilitate: 3 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningrestore to a state of good condition or operation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderrestore, reconstructReturn to its original or usable and functioning condition
Spanishrehabilitar
Catalanrehabilitar
Adjectivesrehabilitativehelping to restore to good condition / condition
Nounsrehabilitationthe conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
rehabilitationthe treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises

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