Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reinstate

2 senses of reinstate

Sense 1
reinstate -- (restore to the previous state or rank)
       => restore, reconstruct -- (return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition")

Sense 2
restore, reinstate, reestablish -- (bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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