- to seat again or in another seat
- to supply with a new seat or seats
- to reposition on its seat (noun)
transitive verbre·seat·ed, re·seat·ing, re·seats
- To provide with a new or different seat.
- To fit (a valve, for example) in a new seating.
(third-person singular simple present reseats, present participle reseating, simple past and past participle reseated)
- To provide (e.g. a room) with more, or new, seats.
- We should reseat this cinema - the old seats are worn.
- To seat (someone) again, to give somebody a different seat.
- We have to reseat you, sir: this seat is reserved for the guest speaker.
- (intransitive) To sit down again.
- I reseated after standing up to applaud the prizewinner.
- (electronics) To plug (something) back into its socket.
- Try reseating your video adapter, and see if that fixes your computer's problems.
- (engineering) To fit (something, especially a valve) back into its place.
- To ensure that there are no leaks, clean the surfaces before you reseat the valve.