reassess

verb re·ass·ess \ ˌrē-ə-ˈses , -a-ˈses \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of reassess

: 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

play \ˌrē-ə-ˈses-mənt, -a-ˈses-\ noun, plural reassessments
    • … recent discoveries … are forcing a reassessment of long-established theories …
    • —Larry Rohter

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First Known Use of reassess

circa 1689

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