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Meaning of REINSTATE

Pronunciation:  `reein'steyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
  2. [v]  restore to the previous state or rank

REINSTATE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: reestablish, restore
 See Also: alter, change, reconstruct, rehabilitate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re`in*state"\ (-st?t"), v. t.
To place again in possession, or in a former state; to
restore to a state from which one had been removed; to
instate again; as, to reinstate a king in the possession of
the kingdom.

      For the just we have said already thet some of them
      were reinstated in their pristine happiness and
      felicity.                                --Glanvill.