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.