Definition of reboot verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reboot

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reboot
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːt//
 
he / she / it reboots
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːts//
 
past simple rebooted
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪd//
 
past participle rebooted
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪd//
 
-ing form rebooting
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈbuːtɪŋ//
 
Using a computer
 
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[transitive, intransitive] reboot (something) (computing) if you reboot a computer or it reboots, you switch it off and then start it again immediately Wordfindercomputer, display, drive, keyboard, memory, platform, program, reboot, router, screen See related entries: Using a computer
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reboot