re·​ass·​ess ˌrē-ə-ˈses How to pronounce reassess (audio)
reassessed; reassessing; reassesses

transitive verb

: to assess (something) again
reassess the damage
reassessed her priorities/goals/values
… had the sense to reassess their situation before making a critical error.Stephen Lias
… some people in the community are reassessing the role of athletics at an academically poor school.Randal C. Archibold
reassessment noun
plural reassessments
… recent discoveries … are forcing a reassessment of long-established theories … Larry Rohter

Examples of reassess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The state's Department of Natural Resources will make that call after reassessing the situation. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 13 May 2024 The state, which faces a significant budget deficit, can then reassess whether any tools could be fully implemented under new contracts. Trân Nguyễn, Fortune, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for reassess 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1689, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reassess was circa 1689

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“Reassess.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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