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Origin of reseat

First recorded in 1630–40; re- + seat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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verb (tr)
  1. to show (a person) to a new seat
  2. to put a new seat on (a chair, etc)
  3. to provide new seats for (a hall, theatre, etc)
  4. to re-form the seating of (a valve)
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Word Origin and History for reseat

"to seat again," 1630s, from re- + seat (v.). Related: Reseated; reseating.

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