reseat

[ ree-seet ]
/ riˈsit /

verb (used with object)

to provide with a new seat or new seats.
to seat again.

Nearby words

  1. research and development,
  2. research library,
  3. research park,
  4. research quantum,
  5. research-intensive,
  6. reseau,
  7. resect,
  8. resectable,
  9. resection,
  10. resectoscope

Origin of reseat

First recorded in 1630–40; re- + seat

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British Dictionary definitions for reseat

reseat

/ (riːˈsiːt) /

verb (tr)

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

reseat

v.

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

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