Reinstate is to restore someone or something to a previous position or status.verb
When you fire an employee because of a scandal and it later turns out the accusations were not true and you hire him back to his original position, this is an example of a time when you reinstate him to his original position.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- reinstatement noun
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transitive verb re·in·stat·ed, re·in·stat·ing, re·in·states
- To bring back into use or existence.
- To restore to a previous condition or position.
- reˌin·stateˈment noun