1. the condition of being reinstated
; - Example: "her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly"
2. the act of restoring someone to a previous position
; - Example: "we insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Reinstatement \Re`in*state"ment\ (-ment), n.
The act of reinstating; the state of being reinstated;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the condition of being reinstated; "her reinstatement to
her former office followed quickly"
2: the act of restoring someone to a previous position; "we
insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "reinstatement":
about-face, backing, backsliding, clearance, clearing,
destigmatization, destigmatizing, disenchantment, exculpation,
explanation, flip-flop, improvement, instauration, justification,
lapse, purgation, purging, rationalization, reactivation,
recidivation, recidivism, reclamation, reconstitution,
reconversion, redintegration, reenactment, reestablishment,
reformation, regress, regression, rehabilitation, reinstation,
reinstitution, reinvestiture, reinvestment, relapse, replacement,
restitution, restoration, retrocession, retrogradation,
retrogression, retroversion, return, returning, reversal, reverse,
reversion, reverting, revulsion, slipping back, turn, turnabout,