What does Reset mean?

Definitions for Resetriˈsɛt; ˈriˌsɛt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Reset.

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


  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

  6. Origin: [OF. recete, recepte, a receiving. Cf. Receipt.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reset

    rē-set′, v.t. and v.i. to set again.—n. printed matter set over again.—adj. Reset′table (Tenn.), that may be reset.

  2. Reset

    re-set′, v.t. (Scot.) to receive and hide, as stolen goods, or a criminal.—n. Reset′ter, one who receives and hides stolen goods. [Perh. receipt.]

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Anagrams for Reset »

  1. ester, estre, steer, stere, stree, terse, trees


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reset in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kristin Porter:

    It’s a great way to reset after you’ve indulged, and a great way to start the New Year on a healthy note.

  2. James Scott:

    There needs to be a reset in cultural values to become more cyber hygienic and security-centric in regards to virtual connectivity

  3. Willie Jessop:

    I don't have to forfeit my town, I don't need to forfeit my relationship with my Heavenly Father, I just have to have some time to do a moral reset, a spiritual reset, a financial reset, a friendship reset.

  4. Bernstein Research analyst Bruno Monteyne:

    This is bringing forward the profit trough, bringing forward the pain of unstretching the accounts, while many people will focus on the initial profit guidance, we consider this a sensible decision to start early with the necessary reset of accounts.

  5. Ty Howard:

    I've learned that we cannot forget or throw away our past, But we must not allow our past to control us either. We must learn and grow from our past failures, Disappointments, pains and experiences. Reset our goals and priorities... and move forward. Start TODAY, by Un-Ty-ing the knots that LIMIT you

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Translations for Reset

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • resetovatCzech
  • rücksetzen, zurücksetzenGerman
  • επανεκκινώ, επαναρυθμίζω, επαναφέρωGreek
  • reiniciarSpanish
  • nollaus, nollata, asetusarvo, palautus, alkutila, resetoidaFinnish
  • remettre à zéro, réinitialiserFrench
  • रीसेटHindi
  • resettare, azzerare, ripristinareItalian
  • אִתחוּלHebrew
  • リセットJapanese
  • 다시 놓기Korean
  • herinitialiseren, terugstellenDutch
  • reiniciar, restabelecerPortuguese
  • перезагрузка, сброс, перезагрузить, перезагружатьRussian
  • återställa, nollställaSwedish
  • மீட்டமைக்கTamil

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