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
Nor did DCS ask the court to reconsider the termination of Calderon’s parental rights.
With another disappointing month in the books, analysts are reconsidering how the industry will fare for the full year.
Now, Senderowitz is reconsidering what to do with health care decision-making.
Still, the decision is a blow to environmentalists, business leaders and international figures who all week have urged Trump to reconsider.
Chairman and CEO Darren Woods said the matter will be reconsidered by the Exxon board.
Chairman and Chief Executive Darren Woods said the matter will be reconsidered by the Exxon board.
The Texas Senate could move to reconsider its rejection and revive the House language.
His organization is pressing Pentagon officials to reconsider their position.
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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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