: to consider again especially with a view to changing or reversing
defined for English-language learners
Examples of RECONSIDER
- She refused to reconsider her decision not to loan us the money.
- Local opposition has forced the company to reconsider building a new warehouse here.
- We hope you will reconsider.
First Known Use of RECONSIDER
Related to RECONSIDER
- readdress, reanalyze, reconceive, redefine, reevaluate, reexamine, reexplore, rethink, review, revisit, reweigh, change one's mind (about), go over, think better of
: to think carefully about again especially with the possibility of change or reversal
Learn More About RECONSIDER