HyperDic: rehabilitation

English > 4 senses of the word rehabilitation:
NOUNactrehabilitationthe restoration of someone to a useful place in society
actrehabilitation, reclamation, renewalthe conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
actrehabilitationvindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation
actrehabilitationthe treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
rehabilitation > pronunciation
Soundsriy.ahbih.lahtey'shahn; riy.hhahbih.lahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > rehabilitation: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe restoration of someone to a useful place in society.
Narrowercorrectional rehabilitationProviding penal custody or probation or parole for convicted offenders
physical rehabilitation, physical restoration, therapeutic rehabilitationProviding help for disabled persons
vocational rehabilitationProviding training in a specific trade with the aim of gaining employment
BroaderrestorationThe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
Spanishrehabilitación
Verbsrehabilitatehelp to readapt / readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
rehabilitatereinstall politically
English > rehabilitation: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation.
Synonymsreclamation, renewal
Narrowerreforestation, re-afforestationThe restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
urban renewalThe clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums
BroaderrestorationThe act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
Verbsrehabilitaterestore to a state of good condition or operation
English > rehabilitation: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningvindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation.
Broadervindication, exonerationThe act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
Spanishrehabilitación
Verbsrehabilitatereinstall politically
English > rehabilitation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises.
Broaderphysical therapy, physiotherapy, physiatricstherapy that uses physical agents
Verbsrehabilitaterestore to a state of good condition or operation

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