[ verb ree-sit; noun ree-sit ]
/ verb riˈsɪt; noun ˈriˌsɪt /
Chiefly British

verb (used with or without object), re·sat [ree-sat] /riˈsæt/, re·sit·ting.

to retake (a test or examination).Compare sit1(defs 15, 20).


a test or examination that is retaken. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for resit


verb (riːˈsɪt) -sits, -sitting or -sat (tr)

to sit (an examination) again

noun (ˈriːsɪt)

an examination taken again by a person who has not been successful in a previous attempt
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