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reset

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verb re·set \(ˌ)rē-ˈset\

Simple Definition of reset

  • : to move (something) back to an original place or position

  • : to put (a broken bone) back in the correct position for healing

  • : to put (a gem) into a new piece of jewelry

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reset

reset

resetting

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to set again or anew <reset type> <reset a diamond> <reset a circuit breaker>

  3. 2 :  to change the reading of often to zero <reset an odometer>

reset

play \ˈrē-ˌset\ noun

resettable

play \-ˈse-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of reset in a sentence

  1. The machine reset the bowling pins.

  2. His broken leg had to be reset.

  3. reset the timer to 10 minutes

  4. The fire alarm was reset.



1628

First Known Use of reset

1628


RESET Defined for Kids

reset

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verb re·set \ˌrē-ˈset\

Definition of reset for Students

reset

resetting

  1. :  to set again <Remember to reset your clock.>




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