Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To start again or anew: restarted the engine after it stalled.
  • intransitive v. To begin operation again.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of starting something again.
  • v. To start again.
  • v. to reboot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To start again after a stop or pause: specifically used of injectors for feeding-boilers, which adjust themselves to varying pressures of the steam, and, after breaking the continuous flow of water, will pick it up again without readjustment by hand; also of motors for vehicles, which, after being stopped, will start up again without the necessity of compressing and igniting the charge by turning the motor-shaft by hand.

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

  • v. take up or begin anew
  • v. start an engine again, for example

Etymologies

re- +‎ start (Wiktionary)

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