resettle

verb
re·​set·​tle | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈse-tᵊl How to pronounce resettle (audio) \
resettled; resettling

Definition of resettle

transitive verb

1 transitive : to settle (someone or something) again or anew especially : to move (people) to a new place to live efforts to resettle refugees
2 intransitive : to become settled again or anew (as after disturbance or upheaval) The family resettled in the United States.

Other Words from resettle

resettlement \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈse-​tᵊl-​mənt How to pronounce resettle (audio) \ noun, plural resettlements
the resettlement of refugees a resettlement program

First Known Use of resettle

1545, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Resettle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resettle. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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