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[ree-kuh n-dish-uh n] /ˌri kənˈdɪʃ ən/
verb (used with object)
to restore to a good or satisfactory condition; repair; make over.
1915-20; re- + condition Unabridged
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  • They recondition surfaces, modify if specified, and restore entire unit to serviceable condition.
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  • Use equipment to shampoo and recondition rugs and carpets.
  • recondition a returned specimen three times as long as it was out of the conditioning room.
British Dictionary definitions for recondition


(transitive) to restore to good condition or working order: to recondition an engine
Derived Forms
reconditioned, adjective
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Word Origin and History for recondition

also re-condition, 1850, from re- "back, again" + condition (v.). Related: Reconditioned; reconditioning.

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