American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To provide with a new structure: The parks commission has been reconstituted.
- v. To bring (a liquid in concentrated or powder form) to normal strength by adding water.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To constitute anew; furnish again with a constitution, whether the original or a different one.
- v. transitive to construct something anew, or in a different manner
- v. transitive to add liquid to a concentrated or dehydrated food to return it to its original consistency
- v. construct or form anew or provide with a new structure
“Benicio Del Toros long-delayed classical abhorrence reconstitute is supposedly utterance in to cinemas in February.”
“He noted an Obama / Biden plan to invest $15 billion per year in "alternative energy" but said the problem is determining how to "reconstitute" - or dispose - of nuclear waste.”
“But without UNSCOM in there at all, we believe that this is -- there is a possibility that over months rather than years, he could reconstitute, which is one of the reasons that we have said that the situation with UNSCOM being out cannot persist indefinitely.”
“If there is a God, we must have him on our side, and if there is not a God, it would be necessary first of all to convert everybody to the same idea of the lawful and the useful, to reconstitute, that is to say, a lay religion, before anything politically solid could be built.”
“The mutual consent provision, for example, has potentially significant implications should Rhee decide to replace or "reconstitute" some or all of the staffs at schools deemed to be failing under the federal No Child Left Behind law, something she has done in previous years.”
“You obviously didn't think it was a very good school earlier this year when your hand-picked Board of Education voted to "reconstitute" Fenger by firing all teachers and staff and making them reapply for their jobs.”
“So the party really has to kind of reconstitute itself and figure out where it does go next.”
“I don't know of any way to 'reconstitute' them, but if you're using them to flavour liquid like milk or cream, pop them in the warm liquid and once they've infused they should be pliable enough to split and scrape the seends out at the end.”
“LEVIN: One short, final question, my second final question: In your judgment, had Iraq reconstituted its nuclear weapon program in the way you understand the word "reconstitute"?”
“He refused to identify himself with the German cause, and continued to argue that his pur - pose was to save Russia from Stalin and to "reconstitute" the Russian state.”
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