reassess

verb
re·ass·ess | \ˌrē-ə-ˈses, -a-ˈses\

Definition of reassess 

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

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reassessment \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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The idea is that her reputation suffered a series of setbacks, causing her to step out of the spotlight and reassess her life before coming back as a bad girl who's totes fine with being a rebel. Jeffrey Lee Puckett, The Courier-Journal, "Taylor Swift goes big with her bad reputation at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium," 1 July 2018 Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the Cubs would reassess Bryant’s progress from left shoulder inflammation following Tuesday night’s game for the Smokies. Mark Gonzales, chicagotribune.com, "Kris Bryant homers, hits RBI single in minor-league rehab assignment," 9 July 2018 Morata is almost certain to leave as the club reassess their options ahead of next season. SI.com, "Alvaro Morata Explains Why He's in Turin Amid Speculation Over Return to Juventus," 5 June 2018 Because the State Department reassesses Level 3 and 4 countries every six months, Turkey will also be up for re-evaluation next month. Ashlea Halpern, Condé Nast Traveler, "Is It Safe to Visit Istanbul Right Now?," 11 May 2018 Thriving on loan will force parent clubs to reassess their player, which could result in greater playing time for the first team. SI.com, "England's World Cup Success Demonstrates the Importance of the Loan System to Player Development," 12 July 2018 The new standards could force ride-hailing platforms and other Silicon Valley start-ups to reassess their business models, since employees qualify for higher pay, benefits, and legal protections that contractors don’t. Jessica Mendoza, The Christian Science Monitor, "Who's an employee? California ruling updates debate for the gig economy.," 4 May 2018 That now forces the EU to reassess the Liberty Global Plc-Ziggo NV tie-up. Aoife White, Bloomberg.com, "UPS Sues EU for $2.1 Billion After Botched Veto of TNT Bid," 26 Feb. 2018 Skating’s timetable switch from evening to morning has forced competitors to reassess their sleeping and training habits. JerÉ Longman, New York Times, "For Olympic Figure Skaters, a New Meaning to Morning Routine," 12 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of reassess

circa 1689, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reassess was circa 1689

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