Definition of Reinstate

1. Verb. Restore to the previous state or rank.

Generic synonyms: Reconstruct, Restore
Specialized synonyms: Rehabilitate
Derivative terms: Reinstatement, Reinstatement



2. Verb. Bring back into original existence, use, function, or position. "Restore the emperor to the throne"
Exact synonyms: Reestablish, Restore
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Redeem
Derivative terms: Reinstatement, Restoration

Definition of Reinstate

1. 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.

Definition of Reinstate

1. Verb. To restore somebody to a former position or rank. ¹

2. Verb. To bring back into use or existence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reinstate

1. instate [v -STATED, -STATING, -STATES] - See also: instate

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Literary usage of Reinstate

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"... and we have often heard it said that "there is no law against forgetting." To reinstate this case on the showing made would be for the court to ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"... a patrolman in the police department of said city, was dismissed from said department in the year nineteen hundred and nineteen, and to reinstate him in ..."

3. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"Mandamus to reinstate an appeal will not lie where there is no right to the appeal.1 (6) Bills of Exceptions — To Settle and Sign. — Mandamus lies to compel ..."

4. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"Mandamus to Reinstate in Office. In Keim v. ... review in the courts either by mandamus to reinstate him or by compelling the payment to him of his salary. ..."

5. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"Mandamus to Reinstate in Office. In Keim v. United States'8 it was held that the action of the Secretary of the Interior in discharging a clerk in his ..."

6. The Laws of Insurance: Fire, Life, Accident, and Guarantee, Embodying Cases ...by James Biggs Porter by James Biggs Porter (1884)
"OPTION TO Reinstate. THE position of insurers under a contract of insurance Option to containing an option to reinstate has been well laid -e down as ..."

7. Principles of the Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1912)
"Mandamus to reinstate in office In Keim v. United States 1 1 it was held that the action of the Secretary of the Interior in discharging a clerk in his ..."

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