verb re·con·sid·er \ˌrē-kən-ˈsi-dər\

: to think carefully about (someone or something) again especially in order to change a choice or decision you have already made

Full Definition of RECONSIDER

transitive verb
:  to consider again especially with a view to changing or reversing
intransitive verb
:  to consider something again
re·con·sid·er·a·tion \-ˌsi-də-ˈrā-shən\ noun

Examples of RECONSIDER

  1. She refused to reconsider her decision not to loan us the money.
  2. Local opposition has forced the company to reconsider building a new warehouse here.
  3. We hope you will reconsider.

First Known Use of RECONSIDER

RECONSIDER Defined for Kids


verb re·con·sid·er \ˌrē-kən-ˈsi-dər\

Definition of RECONSIDER for Kids

:  to think carefully about again especially with the possibility of change or reversal


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