Definition of readmit in US English:



[with object]
  • Admit (someone) to a place or organization again.

    ‘he was later readmitted to Carnegie Tech’
    • ‘An 87-year-old white woman was readmitted to the hospital because of recurrent pneumonia.’
    • ‘After she left hospital, she started drinking again, and asked doctors to readmit her in May last year.’
    • ‘Her condition deteriorated and on October 24 she was readmitted to Queen Mary's where staff were surprised at the size of the bedsore.’
    • ‘But, following a review of the situation over the weekend, the wards were given the all clear and started readmitting patients on Sunday.’
    • ‘He was readmitted to hospital 4 days later, profoundly confused as a result of staphylococcal septicaemia.’
    • ‘One month later, she was readmitted to the hospital with gradually worsening shortness of breath, cyanosis, and one episode of loss of consciousness lasting for a few seconds.’
    • ‘He was readmitted in June after a suspected insect bite on his hand.’
    • ‘But he was readmitted to the hospital and died there two days later.’
    • ‘The headteacher has told parents in a letter that he decided to readmit both boys after an appeal to the school governors.’
    • ‘I was readmitted to the hospital and finally a hematologist was called in who found that I had a reaction to the blood I had received.’
    • ‘When he was not readmitted as planned, his family arranged for replacement with larger cylinders.’
    • ‘A week later she was readmitted with similar symptoms and discharge from the right ear.’
    • ‘He was readmitted to the hospital and treated with an arthroscopic debridement of the knee on the 11th postoperative day.’
    • ‘There, doctors confirmed Derek had the MRSA superbug which is highly contagious and readmitted him.’
    • ‘The court is going to readmit you to bail pending a pre-sentence report being prepared.’
    • ‘After a brief spell back home she was readmitted in February and has only just come out again.’
    • ‘In November he was readmitted to hospital and put on a ventilator for ten days after doctors suspected the steroids had affected his immune system.’
    • ‘One in 10 patients are readmitted following treatment for hip fractures in Barnsley, compared with one in 20 in Chesterfield.’
    • ‘By August John had started to suffer high blood pressure and he was readmitted to Oxford's Churchill Hospital for further scans.’
    • ‘He improved, but in 1996 he was readmitted to hospital with paraesthesia and leg spasms and was prescribed carbamazepine by a neurologist.’