Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To provide with a new structure.
  • transitive verb To bring (a concentrated solution or a dehydrated substance) to normal strength or condition by adding water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To constitute anew; furnish again with a constitution, whether the original or a different one.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive to construct something anew, or in a different manner
  • verb transitive to add liquid to a concentrated or dehydrated food to return it to its original consistency

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb construct or form anew or provide with a new structure

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Examples

  • Benicio Del Toros long-delayed classical abhorrence reconstitute is supposedly utterance in to cinemas in February.

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  • Benicio Del Toros long-delayed classical abhorrence reconstitute is supposedly utterance in to cinemas in February.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart

  • 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.

    Amiel's Journal

  • 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.

    D.C. teachers ratify new contract

  • 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.

    D.C. teachers ratify new contract

  • 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.

    D.C. teachers ratify new contract

  • 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.

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  • So the party really has to kind of reconstitute itself and figure out where it does go next.

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2009

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