Definition of recondition in English:


Syllabification: re·con·di·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌrēkənˈdiSHən


[with object]
  • 1Condition again.
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    • Blake wanted him in tip-top condition and reconditioned by the end of the week.
    • His secret to success is reconditioning the mind.
    • You can recondition your air to remove the carbon dioxide and to restore the oxygen.
  • 1.1Overhaul or renovate (a vehicle engine or piece of equipment): a ship was being reconditioned (as adjective reconditioned) a reconditioned engine
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    • Hank reconditioned the engine and Neil renovated the interior.
    • He's just had a reconditioned lead-free engine put in.
    • A 20-strong group, including Mrs Carter and Mrs Shepherd, went out with a lorry-load of equipment including several reconditioned sewing machines and knitting machines and set up their tents in the town.
    overhaul, rebuild, renovate, restore, repair, reconstruct, remodel, refurbish, revamp
    informal do up, refurb

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