recondition

[ree-kuhn-dish-uhn]
verb (used with object)
to restore to a good or satisfactory condition; repair; make over.

Origin:
1915–20; re- + condition

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To recondition
Collins
World English Dictionary
recondition (ˌriːkənˈdɪʃən)
 
vb
(tr) to restore to good condition or working order: to recondition an engine
 
recon'ditioned
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

recondition
1920, from re- "back, again" + condition (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
They recondition surfaces, modify if specified, and restore entire unit to serviceable condition.
Rebuild and recondition the hydraulic and mechanical mechanisms of barbershop chairs and reupholster.
Included in the end-of-life modeling is the electricity required to recondition the oil.
Recondition a returned specimen three times as long as it was out of the conditioning room.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature