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rehabilitate

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Definition to restore someone (or more rarely, something) to a state of good condition — such as recovery from addiction, illness, prison, or poor reputation
  • She has been working to rehabilitate her reputation.
rehabilitate = restore to good condition
  • She is in a drug-rehab center.
  • She checked herself into rehab in an effort to stop drinking.
  • The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated
  • We try to rehabilitate the women in our prison.
  • rehabilitate = restore to good condition
  • After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated
  • I spent that night at the hospital, and the next morning my parents brought me here, to the drug rehabilitation center.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • rehabilitation = return to a state of good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Oh, but I am her daddy, boy, and court says I been rehabilitated.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • rehabilitated = restored to a state of good condition
  • Don't you have to go to the Health Clinic for your Alcohol Rehabilitation classes?
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • rehabilitation = to restore someone to good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • ...he had even developed some machines and methods to hasten rehabilitation.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • rehabilitation = restoration to a state of good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • This Circle needs to know that Peter Driscal is not rehabilitating well, either physically or emotionally.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • rehabilitating = returning to a state of good condition
  • Probably the one with scientific aptitude was Benjamin, the male who had devised new, important equipment for the Rehabilitation Center.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • rehabilitation = related to restoring people to a state of good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • A male Eleven named Benjamin had done his entire nearly-Four years in the Rehabilitation Center, working with citizens who had been injured.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • rehabilitation = related to restoring people to a state of good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It was rumored that he was as skilled now as the Rehabilitation Directors themselves,
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • rehabilitation = related to restoring people to a state of good condition
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Cole talked about his rehabilitation after being rescued, and about returning to the island.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Mr. Varga is not present just for your award, Max; he will finish his rehabilitation here.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It was presently his headquarters but in a few years he planned to rehabilitate Patrick Air Force Base, on Cape Canaveral, and transfer there.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Daddy checked himself into a pricey rehab, promised to get his head fixed.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • In 1980 he was "rehabilitated" and appointed Vice President of the Children's Art Theater.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • She's single-handedly rehabilitated you.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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