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To restore to a condition that has terminated or been lost; to reestablish.

To reinstate a case, for example, means to restore it to the same position it had before dismissal.


verb bring back, place in a former state, put back, put back into service, reappoint, reconstitute, reestablish, rehabilitate, rehire, reinaugurate, reinstall, remit, replace, reseat, restituere, restore, restore to office, restore to power, return, revest, revive
Associated concepts: reinstate to a job
See also: continue, proceed, reclaim, remit, renew, replace, restore, resume, return, surrender
References in classic literature ?
After the Restoration he was reinstated, and he continued to hold the place until his death in old age in 1674.
of presuming upon the acquaintance - the love, if you will - accidentally contracted, or rather forced upon her against her will, when she was an unknown fugitive, toiling for her own support, apparently without fortune, family, or connections; to come upon her now, when she was reinstated in her proper sphere, and claim a share in her prosperity, which, had it never failed her, would most certainly have kept her unknown to me for ever?
By these means the young lady's modesty, which was extremely delicate, escaped as free from injury as her limbs, and she was once more reinstated in her saddle, having received no other harm than a little fright by her fall.
Just as Briggs had finished reading this affecting and interesting document, which reinstated her in her position as first confidante of Miss Crawley, Mrs.
In justice to myself, let me here add that, once reinstated in his place in my estimation, my gifted friend never lost that place again.
To cancel old wills, and invent new ones, is at last the sole business of such a testator's existence; and relations and friends (some of whom have been bred up distinctly to inherit a large share of the property, and have been, from their cradles, specially disqualified from devoting themselves to any useful pursuit, on that account) are so often and so unexpectedly and summarily cut off, and reinstated, and cut off again, that the whole family, down to the remotest cousin, is kept in a perpetual fever.
RAWALPINDI -- Regional Police Officer (RPO) Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja has reinstated many policemen, who were suspended or dismissed from service on account of different charges.
As per the tripartite agreement, which was agreed upon in February 2014 (by the Labour Ministry, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the GFBTU) all employees whose names were listed were supposed to be reinstated," Mr Muased told the GDN.
NEW YORK -- Reinstated OF Chris Young from the 15-day DL.
The Forest Service Urban and Community Forests (U&CF) was reinstated into the final bill after being excluded from the bill proposed by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies.
A "VALUABLE" nursing service at Port Clarence which had ended after funding ceased has now been reinstated.
The Chief of the Main Criminal Investigation Department of the Interior Ministry, Tilekbai Alibaev, was reinstated in office, the press service of the Interior Ministry said today.