rehabilitate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˌriːəˈbɪlɪteɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrehabilitate
he/she/itrehabilitates
present participlerehabilitating
past tenserehabilitated
past participlerehabilitated
  1. 2
    to try to make people respect someone or something again

    The new government is desperate to rehabilitate their country’s image.

  2. 3
    to make a building or system suitable for use again

derived words

rehabilitation

 

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/ˌriːəbɪlɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

rehabilitative

 

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/ˌriːəˈbɪlɪtətɪv/
adjective