reassess

verb
re·​ass·​ess | \ ˌrē-ə-ˈses How to pronounce reassess (audio) , -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 How to pronounce reassessment (audio) , -​a-​ˈses-​ \ noun, plural reassessments
… recent discoveries … are forcing a reassessment of long-established theories … — Larry Rohter

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The Astros will reassess his situation after the three-game series in Baltimore this weekend. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Brent Strom to continue recovery through at least next 2 series," 6 Aug. 2019 After reassessing the site, where farm buildings have fallen into disrepair, the district plans to reopen it for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Robert Mccoppin, chicagotribune.com, "Cook County forest district poised to regain 400-acre Barrington Hills farm, but foreclosed owners hope hemp crop can bail them out," 24 June 2019 The transaction, expected to close at the start of the 2019 holiday season, gives Hudson’s Bay some measure of flexibility in the future: Starting in 2021, both companies will have options to reassess the store network. Fortune, "Hudson’s Bay Is Selling Lord & Taylor To Fashion Rental Service Le Tote," 28 Aug. 2019 After reassessing the population in 2018 and finding deep-water abalone all but gone, the commission decided to keep the fishery closed through 2021. Richie Hertzberg, National Geographic, "California's disappearing sea snails carry a grim climate warning," 20 Aug. 2019 Their measure would require that commercial property owned by all but the smallest businesses be reassessed at market value every three years. Los Angeles Times, "Proposition 13 is a political third rail in California. Changing it will be a hard sell," 26 Aug. 2019 When the groups’ performance was reassessed a few months later, the group that was taught to perform the task better did even worse. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz at Work, "Nine skills you should learn that pay off forever," 13 Aug. 2019 The pond will be reassessed for goldfish and chemicals before being reconnected to Fish Creek. Jeff Parrott, Anchorage Daily News, "Wildlife officials will use fish-killing chemical to get rid of Cuddy Park goldfish," 24 July 2019 Other properties can be reassessed upward by only 2%. Doug Smith, latimes.com, "L.A. County property assessments hit record $1.6 trillion," 15 July 2019

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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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reassess

verb

English Language Learners Definition of reassess

: to think about (something) again in order to decide whether to change your opinion or judgment of it : to assess (something) again

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