transitive verb-·cat·ed, -·cat·ing
to educate again or anew, esp. so as to rehabilitate or adapt to new situations
transitive verbre·ed·u·cat·ed, re·ed·u·cat·ing, re·ed·u·cates, also re-ed·u·cat·ed or re-ed·u·cat·ing or re-ed·u·cates
- To instruct again, especially in order to change someone's behavior or beliefs.
- To retrain (a person) to function effectively; rehabilitate.