Definition of restart in English:



Pronunciation /riːˈstɑːt/
  • Start again.

    no object ‘the talks will restart in September’
    with object ‘he tried to restart his stalled car’
    • ‘That kind of misbehaviour has happened after I installed other applications and then continued using my computer without restarting it.’
    • ‘Even if there is the will, a lot of cash is needed to get enterprises restarted.’
    • ‘The computer could not be restarted, so the programme returned to the national network.’
    • ‘But will the Act diminish the fear of bankruptcy and lead to, in some cases, the cycle of personal debt restarting?’
    • ‘Repaving work that has so far cost £2.2m is restarting following a break over the Christmas period.’
    • ‘The final whistle sounded before the game could be restarted and Reds had secured another fabulous win.’
    • ‘He has been competing in triathlons for two years but only restarted competing this season after taking a year out to pursue his career.’
    • ‘Chris didn't reply, he just restarted the car and pulled back onto the main road.’
    • ‘It's almost like she's restarting from scratch.’
    • ‘When the match was restarted the remaining four minutes were played in a sombre atmosphere.’
    • ‘A high-profile civil case would mean lurid newspaper headlines and act as a block to any possibility of restarting a television career.’
    • ‘Then, with ten minutes to go before restarting the boiler, we had a total power cut.’
    • ‘But talks restarted and it is thought many fears have now been allayed.’
    • ‘He calmly replaced the string, restarted the performance and won the title.’
    • ‘Any weight loss will be mostly water rather than body fat and will be regained when normal eating is restarted.’
    • ‘He stayed immobile when the game restarted and the referee then stopped play for him to receive immediate attention.’
    • ‘A specially developed starter-alternator makes sure the engine is immediately restarted.’
    • ‘After a huge crash on the second lap the race was restarted and he fought his way up to sixth only to be relegated back to eighth on aggregate time.’
    • ‘The song was restarted once more and exactly the same thing happened.’
    • ‘After some frantic work by the team, the engines were restarted and both cars joined the race, albeit two laps down on the rest of the field.’
    resume, return to, pick up again, take up again, come back to, reopen, begin again, start again, recommence
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Pronunciation /ˈriːstɑːt/
  • A new start or beginning.

    ‘they ordered the restart of the talks’
    • ‘The team talk at half time woke up Kendal and they opened the scoring within the first 20 seconds of the restart.’
    • ‘But it was in vain, as Bury kicked deep from the restart and the final whistle blew.’
    • ‘The deluge continued after the restart as Hornets turned on the style.’
    • ‘There was continued pressure from the Jags upon the restart and it was to pay dividends almost immediately.’
    • ‘It has been more difficult than it ought to be for a club of their standing, but Rangers are in good shape for the restart.’
    • ‘The home defence had no such luck on the restart as Inverness eased ahead.’
    • ‘From the restart, the ball failed to cross the 10 metres, resulting in a scrum on halfway.’
    • ‘The home side pressed hard after the restart and eventually scored what proved to be the winning goal on the hour mark.’
    • ‘His revival continued after the restart with another brace of tries.’
    • ‘Kingston were shell shocked but defiant and from the restart, charged forward.’
    • ‘The points continued to flow on the restart, as did the goals as Carlow started to tire.’
    • ‘Any remote chance of a recovery was soon wiped out as Newport bagged two quickfire tries after the restart.’
    • ‘After the restart Rovers still had the upper hand although it was actually City who had the better scoring chances.’
    • ‘If Dundee went into the break with renewed hope, it was extinguished 10 minutes after the restart.’
    • ‘Kendal joy was shortlived as Manchester attacked from the restart and cracked a low shot into the corner of the net.’
    • ‘At half time the players remained on the field and eight minutes after the restart Smith scored the second.’
    • ‘Their puzzlement increased four minutes after the restart as the visitors doubled their tally.’
    • ‘He must have transmitted his annoyance to his players because they were much better after the restart.’
    • ‘The second half saw a rejuvenated Clitheroe display and two quick goals after the restart put them in front.’
    • ‘Despite continuing to look the livelier on the restart, Clydebank were unable to create similar chances.’
    restarting, recommencement, reopening, reinstitution
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