from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To provide with a new or different seat.
  • transitive verb To fit (a valve, for example) in a new seating.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To seat or set again.
  • To put a new seat or new seats in: furnish with a new seat or seats: as, to reseat a church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To seat or set again, as on a chair, throne, etc.
  • transitive verb To put a new seat, or new seats, in

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To provide (e.g. a room) with more, or new, seats.
  • verb transitive To seat (someone) again, to give somebody a different seat.
  • verb intransitive To sit down again.
  • verb transitive, electronics To plug (something) back into its socket.
  • verb transitive, engineering To fit (something, especially a valve) back into its place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb provide with a new seat
  • verb provide with new seats
  • verb show to a different seat


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