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The police officer was cleared of charges and reinstated.
  to put someone back into their previous job, position, or state


to put something into use or force again
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  • The police officer was cleared of charges and reinstated.
  • When the pilots strike ended, regular flights were reinstated.
  • She argues that we should reinstate the military draft.
  • On Monday, Carlson would reinstate me.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy

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  • Your auction was removed appropriately and will not be reinstated.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Opening statements began sometime after 9 A.M., and the jury returned its verdict at 4:55 P.M. Joe’s appointed counsel was later suspended from practice in Florida and never reinstated.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "Indeed, let me remove this monstrosity from Her Majesty’s presence and have her reinstated into active status."
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Miss Clark," he said, his professional smile swiftly reinstated.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • But if Poles by the thousands have sheltered Jews, hidden Jews, laid down their lives for Jews, they have also at times, in the agony of their conjugate discord, persecuted them with undeviating savagery; it was within this continuum of the Polish spirit that Professor Bieganski properly belonged, and it was there that Sophie had eventually to reinstate him for my benefit, in order to interpret the happenings at Auschwitz ….
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Then you are reinstated in probatio," Octavian said, "until you have proven yourself in combat."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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  • The full broadcast will resume when security has been reinstated.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • If Luma decided to reinstate the 15s, they’d have perhaps three practices before their first game.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The strikers presented two demands: the reinstatement of the four men who had been discharged; a reversal of the Banner’s stand on the Cortlandt case.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It appears I shall have to reinstate Chiron as activities director.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • It’s true he has been reinstated, but how could they fail to do that?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • After confessing to these things they had been pardoned, reinstated in the Party, and given posts which were in fact sinecures but which sounded important.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • It was fully realised that though the human beings had been defeated in the Battle of the Cowshed they might make another and more determined attempt to recapture the farm and reinstate Mr. Jones.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • When he stopped, I eagerly asked how the Riders would be reinstated, for everyone knew there were no dragon eggs left.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • From the corner of my eye, I saw Sharon and Maggie fall to the back of the crowd, melting away from the reinstatement of reason.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Rhett’s great love for his child had gone far toward reinstating him in public opinion.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • The order of imprisonment came from high authority, and the order for his liberation must proceed from the same source; and, as Napoleon has scarcely been reinstated a fortnight, the letters have not yet been forwarded.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • It didn’t matter if the subject was legalization of marijuana, reinstating the death penalty, or the oil-depletion allowance.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • The fact that he was going to be reinstated as publisher emphasised that Millennium felt it had nothing to be ashamed of.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Snape had reinstated Umbridge’s old decree forbidding gatherings of three or more students or any unofficial student societies.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Because she had been so desperate to lie with her husband and have another baby by him, the son she bore was first off a wished-for bond between herself and Macon, something to hold them together and reinstate their sex lives.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • He felt it important to do something to reinstate himself with Jake.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • After eight years, she was reinstated as first trombone.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • There was even talk about reinstating Frank’s great-grandfather, Shen Lun, to the legion’s roll of honor.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Three months ago, he had been fired for an infraction of safety rules, which had caused a major wreck; two weeks ago, he had been reinstated in his job by order of the Unification Board.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • You have it in your power to be reinstated in our affections.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • I picked up her hat, and approached to reinstate it; but perceiving that the people of the house took her part, she commenced capering round the room; and on my giving chase, ran like a mouse over and under and behind the furniture, rendering it ridiculous for me to pursue.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • Disregarding public opinion for your sake and reinstating your reputation, I certainly might very well reckon on a fitting return, and might indeed look for gratitude on your part.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Advisory $2: Discontinue suspension of Personnel $2222 and grant full reinstatement on following basis: While it is fact that Witness $599-6 had been located by Adversaries, it has not been established that Personnel $2222 allowed termination of Witness $599-6 and affiliate (spouse) by Adversaries.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Albus Dumbledore, newly reinstated Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, reinstated member of the International Confederation of Wizards and reinstated Chief Warlock of the Wizengamot, has so far been unavailable for com ment.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Sister Franca de la Luz, wasting no time on formalities, offered honorable reinstatement to Fermina Daza.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • It was the end of September before visiting days were reinstated at La Victoria, and we got to see the men.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • At one point Gustavo brought General Huerta to him at gunpoint and denounced him as a traitor but Francisco would not hear of it and reinstated him.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • Even if there was some plan behind what he did, there was nothing that could reinstate him in the eyes of his fellow man.
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • Just as Briggs had finished reading this affecting and interesting document, which reinstated her in her position as first confidante of Miss Crawley, Mrs. Firkin entered the room.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • In their daily intercourse, they showed themselves very impatient, except with Mme. Giry, who had been reinstated in her functions.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • The exclamation mark would have to be reinstated.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • She had accomplished, before leaving, the first step toward her reinstatement in Mrs. Bry’s good graces.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • The appointment has largely been greeted with enthusiasm by the Wizardmg community, though rumors of a rift between the new Minister and Albus Dumbledore, newly reinstated Chief Warlock of the Wizengamot, surfaced within hours of Scrimgeour taking office.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • The child refused, he was suspended, and to get him reinstated his mother had to come and watch him be beaten with the eucalyptus in front of the whole school.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • He was warned, however, that if he drank or used drugs, his sentence would be reinstated.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • The twins considered that success in the election would reinstate them, and that defeat would work them irreparable damage.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • This canal served commerce until the century of Rome’s Antonine emperors; it was then abandoned and covered with sand, subsequently reinstated by Arabia’s Caliph Omar I, and finally filled in for good in 761 or 762 A.D. by Caliph Al–Mansur, in an effort to prevent supplies from reaching Mohammed ibn Abdullah, who had rebelled against him.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • On another front, the district attorney had declined to press charges, and though he held open the possibility that they might be reinstated at a later date, Mike was off the hook for the time being.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • She rose early, and wrote her letter to Harriet; an employment which left her so very serious, so nearly sad, that Mr. Knightley, in walking up to Hartfield to breakfast, did not arrive at all too soon; and half an hour stolen afterwards to go over the same ground again with him, literally and figuratively, was quite necessary to reinstate her in a proper share of the happiness of the evening before.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • He had never brought home a nest of young birds without lying awake in misery half the night after, and often reinstating them and the nest in their original place the next morning.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
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