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reconsider

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verb re·con·sid·er \ˌrē-kən-ˈsi-dər\

Simple Definition of reconsider

  • : 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

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to consider again especially with a view to changing or reversing

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to consider something again

re·con·sid·er·a·tion play \-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.



1571

First Known Use of reconsider

1571


RECONSIDERATION Defined for Kids

reconsideration

noun re·con·sid·er·a·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˌsi-də-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of reconsideration

  1. :  the act of thinking carefully about again especially with the possibility of change or reversal





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