Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To restore to a former status, capacity, rank, or the like; reinstate.

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Usage examples "rehabilitate":

  1. I feel that anything less will neither rehabilitate me in your esteem, nor secure for me the remnants of my shattered self- respect. - "The Clue of the Twisted Candle", Edgar Wallace.
  2. Sometimes he would rouse himself, dress, and go down into the city, full of all kinds of schemes to rehabilitate his fortunes. - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
  3. When Lucy told me that she no longer loved her husband I ought to have known that the fault was mine, and I ought to have gone to a far place, and left that little family to rehabilitate itself in peace. - "We Three", Gouverneur Morris.