What does the word reinstate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To restore; replace.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Reinstatement.

Usage examples for reinstate

  1. We'll sweep Blake completely and utterly from power, reinstate your father in position and honour, and make Westville the finest city of the Middle West! – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  2. The evenings with her did something to reinstate him in his own self- esteem. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. But neither had they any reason to question the King's amicable intentions, nor was he pledged to answer for those of the Mahrattas; his trusting to the good faith of that people, and relying on their assistance to reinstate him in the possession of his capital, might have been imprudent and impolitic, but these measures, however ruinous to himself, indicated no enmity to the English, nor were they productive of any effects injurious to the English interests. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke