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Meaning of RESET

Pronunciation:  [n]'ree`set, [v]ree'set, ree'set

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  device for resetting instruments or controls
  2. [v]  adjust again after an initial failure
  3. [v]  set to zero; "reset instruments and dials"
  4. [v]  set anew; "They re-set the date"
 

RESET is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: readjust
 
 See Also: adjust, determine, device, fix, limit, regulate, reset button, set, set, specify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*set"\ (r?-s?t"), v. t.
    To set again; as, to reset type; to reset copy; to reset a
    diamond.
    
    
  2. \Re"set\ (r?"s?t), n.
    1. The act of resetting.
    
    2. (Print.) That which is reset; matter set up again.
    
    
  3. \Re*set"\ (r?-s?t"), n. [OF. recete, recepte, a receiving.
    Cf. {Receipt}.] (Scots Law)
    The receiving of stolen goods, or harboring an outlaw.
    --Jamieson.
    
    
  4. \Re*set"\, v. t. (Scots Law)
    To harbor or secrete; to hide, as stolen goods or a criminal.
    
          We shall see if an English hound is to harbor and reset
          the Southrons here.                      --Sir. W.
                                                   Scott.
    
    
 

 

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