Definition of reconsider
: to consider again especially with a view to changing or reversing
: to consider something again
reconsiderationplay \-ˌsi-də-ˈrā-shən\ noun
Examples of reconsider in a Sentence
She refused to reconsider her decision not to loan us the money.
Local opposition has forced the company to reconsider building a new warehouse here.
We hope you will reconsider.
Recent Examples of reconsider from the Web
The deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, a former union leader turned businessman who is seeking to succeed Mr Zuma, leads a separate faction that has called for the new charter to be reconsidered.
Spec’s is expecting the TABC to ask the State Office of Administrative Hearings to reconsider at least some of the judges’ findings.
The high court could now agree to hear that case or could return the case to the Colorado court with directions to reconsider it in light of the Trinity decision.
Fans flooded the photo's comment section with messages urging Hale to reconsider her choice of words.
The School Board reconsidered the plan after multiple speakers argued in favor of keeping Gavit — just over 3 miles from Harrison Park — open during a public vote to advance the referendum on May 30.
Nor did DCS ask the court to reconsider the termination of Calderon’s parental rights.
Local leaders in Orange Beach and other coastal communities also have asked federal officials to reconsider, saying that snapper fishing drives millions of dollars in economic activity.
Then there’s the concern that the American withdrawal could have a domino effect, prompting other nations to reconsider the effort and expense of cutting their emissions.
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First Known Use of reconsider
RECONSIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reconsider for English Language Learners
: to think carefully about (someone or something) again especially in order to change a choice or decision you have already made
RECONSIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of reconsider for Students
: to think carefully about again especially with the possibility of change or reversal
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