rehabilitation services from the Palestinian Authority focus on financial support for former prisoners.
“I designed my own rehabilitation program—calisthenics, running and other exercises,” Bucca was quoted saying.
The Chinese government has erected 400 rehabilitation boot camps like this one to treat Internet addiction disorder.
One of the most devoutly sought goals for which the Brits travel to the United States is rehabilitation.
The parole officer got him into a rehabilitation program, and Lewis began the slow process of healing.
When Lucy Stone first resolved to devote her life to the rehabilitation of her sex, to what a task did she pledge herself!
A vague idea of rehabilitation had entered the plan of their life.
Nevertheless, despite the remorse and the rehabilitation it offered his vanity, he continued to feel—life denied him many things.
But this is later evidence given in the trial of rehabilitation.
It is to be less a repudiation than a revision and rehabilitation of the old religion.
1530s, from Middle French réhabilitation and directly from Medieval Latin rehabilitationem (nominative rehabilitatio) "restoration," noun of action from past participle stem of rehabilitare, from re- "again" (see re-) + habitare "make fit," from Latin habilis "easily managed, fit" (see able). Specifically of criminals, addicts, etc., from 1940.
1570s, "to bring back to a former condition after decay or damage," back-formation from rehabilitation and in part from Medieval Latin rehabilitatus, past participle of rehabilitare. Meaning "to restore one's reputation or character in the eyes of others" is from 1847. Related: Rehabilitated; rehabilitating.
rehabilitate re·ha·bil·i·tate (rē'hə-bĭl'ĭ-tāt')
v. re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing, re·ha·bil·i·tates
To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education.
To restore to good condition, operation, or capacity.
In politics, the restoration to favor of a political leader whose views or actions were formerly considered unacceptable. (Compare nonperson.)