transitive verb-·set′, -·set′ting
- the act of resetting
- something reset
- a plant that is planted again
- a device for resetting something
verbre·set, re·set·ting, re·sets
- To set again: reset a broken bone.
- To change the reading of: reset a clock.
- To adjust (the interest rate of a loan) according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term.
- To be set again: waiting for the bowling pins to reset.
- a. To change according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term. Used of an interest rate.b. To change to a different interest rate according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term. Used of a loan.
(third-person singular simple present resets, present participle resetting, simple past and past participle reset)
- An act of resetting to the initial state
- Setting to zero
- Something that is reset
- A device, such as a button or switch, for resetting something.
- (typography) That which is reset; printed matter set up again.
re- +"Ž set