|v. t.||1.||To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; - a term of civil and canon law.|
|Verb||1.||rehabilitate - reinstall politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime"|
purge - oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
|2.||rehabilitate - restore to a state of good condition or operation|
|3.||rehabilitate - help to re-adapt, as to a former state of health or good repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"; "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"|