What does RESET mean?

Definitions for RESET
riˈsɛt; ˈriˌsɛtRESET

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resetverb

    device for resetting instruments or controls

  2. resetverb

    set anew

    "They re-set the date on the clock"

  3. resetverb

    set to zero

    "reset instruments and dials"

  4. readjust, resetverb

    adjust again after an initial failure


  1. resetnoun

    An act of resetting

    Etymology: From reset.

  2. resetnoun

    Something that is reset

    Etymology: From reset.

  3. reset

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

    Etymology: From reset.

  4. resetverb

    To set back to the initial state.

    Etymology: From reset.

  5. resetverb

    To set to zero

    Etymology: From reset.

  6. reset

    To adjust again after an initial failure

    Etymology: From reset.

  7. resetnoun

    the crime of knowingly and dishonestly receiving stolen goods

    Etymology: From reset.

  8. Resetnoun

    A button that resets a device, often a computer.

    Etymology: From reset.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resetverb

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

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

  2. Resetnoun

    the act of resetting

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

  3. Resetnoun

    that which is reset; matter set up again

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

  4. Resetnoun

    the receiving of stolen goods, or harboring an outlaw

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

  5. Resetverb

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

    Etymology: [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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  1. ester, estre, steer, stere, stree, terse, trees

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  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

Examples of RESET in a Sentence

  1. De Blasio:

    What he is doing is creating an international voice of conscience that I can't think of any previous parallel for, he is reminding us of what's possible. You never see him saying 'Well this would be a good thing to do if only it was practical.' He is literally saying to us we have to reset our assumption and think more deeply and more morally about our actions because our current sense of practicality is digging our graves.

  2. Lanhee Chen:

    While it would be true in most cases a big speech like this could reset the decks, I think the challenge with Donald Trump is always who he is at his core.

  3. Karl Rove:

    When you are in the barrel, when youre getting a lot of bad press and the polls are going against you, you need to do something that says, Were moving in a differentdirection. Thats what I mean by a reset.

  4. Jessica Levinson:

    I have not seen another state do another version of' Oh my god, I'm losing the chess game, throw the board over and completely reset it,' i have not seen another state step onto the dance floor with this aggression.

  5. Steve Elmendorf:

    Nobody behind them will have a chance to reset the race or change things.

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