a) To give a new commission or to validate an existing commission.

They recommissioned the unused furnace, practically rebuilding it in the process.

b) To put back in service (undoing decommissioning).

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  • Recommission — Re com*mis sion (r? k?m*m?sh?n), v. t. To commission again; to give a new commission to. [1913 Webster] Officers whose time of service had expired were to be recommissioned. Marshall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recommission — index reassign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recommission — (v.) 1781, in reference to British Navy ships, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + COMMISSION (Cf. commission) (v.). Related: Recommissioned; recommissioning …   Etymology dictionary

  • recommission — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • recommission — n., v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • recommission — verb commission again …   English new terms dictionary

  • recommission — re·commission …   English syllables

  • recommission — re com•mis′sion n. v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • recommission — /rikəˈmɪʃən/ (say reekuh mishuhn) verb (t) to commission again …   Australian English dictionary

  • recommission — I. |rē+ transitive verb Etymology: re + commission : to commission again II. noun 1. : the action of recommissioning or state of being recommissioned 2. : recommitment …   Useful english dictionary

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