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Definition of "reset" []

  • To set again: reset a broken bone. (verb-transitive)
  • To change the reading of: reset a clock. (verb-transitive)
  • The act of setting again. (noun)
  • Something set again. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reset" in a sentence
  • "I just have to sort of pause and let the brain reset from the complete focus on the chocolate."
  • "Mr. Biden, just weeks after becoming vice president, coined the phrase "reset" when he called for a new start on U.S."
  • "If the union balks again, Stern said, the league will revert to its prior offer, which he referred to as the reset: a 47 percent share for players, a hard salary cap and a major rollback of current salaries."