Definitions for Resetriˈsɛt; ˈriˌsɛt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•setriˈsɛt; ˈriˌsɛt(v.; n.)-set, -set•ting

  1. (v.t.)to set again.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. to set back the odometer on (a vehicle) to a lower reading.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (v.i.)to become set again.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. (n.)the act of resetting.

  5. something reset.

Origin of reset:

1645–55

re•set′ter(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reset(verb)

    device for resetting instruments or controls

  2. reset(verb)

    set anew

    "They re-set the date on the clock"

  3. reset(verb)

    set to zero

    "reset instruments and dials"

  4. readjust, reset(verb)

    adjust again after an initial failure

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. reset(verb)ˈsɛt; n. ˈriˌsɛt

    to adjust a device or machine back to its original settings

    How to reset your MP3 player if it freezes.

Wiktionary

  1. reset(Noun)

    An act of resetting

  2. reset(Noun)

    Something that is reset

  3. reset

    A device, such as a button or switch, for resetting something.

  4. reset(Verb)

    To set back to the initial state.

  5. reset(Verb)

    To set to zero

  6. reset

    To adjust again after an initial failure

  7. reset(Noun)

    the crime of knowingly and dishonestly receiving stolen goods

  8. Reset(Noun)

    A button that resets a device, often a computer.

  9. Origin: From reset.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reset(verb)

    to set again; as, to reset type; to reset copy; to reset a diamond

  2. Reset(noun)

    the act of resetting

  3. Reset(noun)

    that which is reset; matter set up again

  4. Reset(noun)

    the receiving of stolen goods, or harboring an outlaw

  5. Reset(verb)

    to harbor or secrete; to hide, as stolen goods or a criminal

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