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Pronunciation:  r`eehub`ilut'eyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
  2. [n]  the restoration of someone to a useful place in society
  3. [n]  the treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
  4. [n]  vindication of a person's character and the re-establishment of that person's reputation

REHABILITATION is a 14 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: reclamation, renewal
 See Also: correctional rehabilitation, exoneration, physiatrics, physical rehabilitation, physical restoration, physical therapy, physiotherapy, re-afforestation, reforestation, restoration, therapeutic rehabilitation, urban renewal, vindication, vocational rehabilitation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re`ha*bil`i*ta"tion\ (-t?"sh?n), n. [Cf. LL.
rehabilitatio, F. R['e]habilitation.]
The act of rehabilitating, or the state of being
rehabilitated. --Bouvier. Walsh.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: the process of restoring a part of the body or a person to near-normal functioning after an injury or disease.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a rehabilitation center indicates that you are ready for a fresh new start. You are rebuilding a new self-image.
Biology Dictionary
  1. To improve a site ecologically without it becoming completely restored to its virgin state.
  2. To help an animal recover from injury so that it is able to be re-introduced into and survive in its natural habitat.
  3. To help a person recover from injury or illness so that they are able to maintain a relatively active, healthy lifestyle.