restart

verb re·start \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstärt \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of restart

transitive verb
1 : to start anew
2 : to resume (something, such as an activity) after interruption
intransitive verb
: to resume operation

restart

play \ˈrē-ˌstärt, (ˌ)re-ˈstärt\ noun

restartable

play \(ˌ)re-ˈstär-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of restart in a Sentence

  1. They plan to restart negotiations next week.

  2. The tournament will restart tomorrow.

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First Known Use of restart

1749


RESTART Defined for English Language Learners

restart

verb

Definition of restart for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) start again after it has stopped

  • : to start again after stopping



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