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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
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More than $45 million of work has already been completed since last Novembers earthquake, including clearing slips and obstructions, undertaking geotechnical assessments, and reinstating rail track.
The IG, after giving them a patient hearing, removed one ASP from service, forfeited the increment of two, issued censure to three, warning to one, exonerated four besides reinstating nine others.