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re·seat / rēˈsēt/ • v. [tr.] 1. cause (someone) to sit down again after they have risen: he reseated himself in his armchair. ∎  cause to sit in a new position: we reseated the orchestra for each variation. ∎  realign or repair (a tap, valve, or other object) in order to fit it into its correct position.2. equip with new seats: the coaches were reseated last year to increase capacity.