- 1[transitive, intransitive] resettle (somebody) to help people go and live in a new country or area; to go and live in a new country or area Many of the refugees were resettled in Britain and Canada.
- 2[transitive] resettle something to start to use an area again as a place to live The region was only resettled 200 years later.
- 3[intransitive, transitive] resettle (yourself) to make yourself comfortable in a new position The birds flew around and then resettled on the pond.
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetl//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resettle
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetl//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetl//he / she / it resettles
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetlz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetlz//past simple resettled
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetld//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetld//past participle resettled
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetld//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetld//-ing form resettling
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetlɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetlɪŋ//