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English verb: rehabilitate

1. rehabilitate (social) help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute


SamplesThe prisoner was successfully rehabilitated.
After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)reconstruct, restore

2. rehabilitate (social) reinstall politically


SamplesDeng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)reinstate


Antonymspurge

3. rehabilitate (social) restore to a state of good condition or operation


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)reconstruct, restore









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