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

     

    reset

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    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reset
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    he / she / it resets
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsets//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsets//
     
    past simple reset
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    past participle reset
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈset//
     
    -ing form resetting
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1reset something (to something) | reset something to do something to change a machine, an instrument or a control so that it gives a different time or number or is ready to use again You need to reset your watch to local time. I’ve reset the heating to stay on all day.
  2. 2[often passive] reset something to place something in the correct position again to reset a broken bone
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