English version

resettle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
resettlere‧set‧tle /riːˈsetl/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]SGLIVE SOMEWHERE to go to live in a new country or area, or to help people do this The tribesmen were forcibly resettled by the government.2 [transitive]SGLIVE SOMEWHERE to start using an area again as a place to live The area was resettled in the latter half of the century.resettlement noun [uncountable]
→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
resettleFamilies still living on the polluted farmland will be resettled.The water left in each jug can be poured together and permitted to resettle.During the 1980s, about 284,000 refugees resettled in California.Because of the disease whole communities have had to leave fertile riverside villages and resettle in more arid areas.Higher-educated immigrants were less likely to resettle in states with high immigrant concentrations, the study found.The law requires, for example, a buyer to resettle rental tenants in housing of equivalent size and value.Use a light roller to resettle turf laid during autumn and winter.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky
Verb table
resettle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyresettle
he, she, itresettles
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyresettled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave resettled
he, she, ithas resettled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad resettled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill resettle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have resettled
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam resettling
he, she, itis resettling
> View More
you, we, theyare resettling
Past
I, he, she, itwas resettling
you, we, theywere resettling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been resettling
he, she, ithas been resettling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been resettling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be resettling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been resettling
> View Less