reevaluate

verb re·eval·u·ate \ (ˌ)rē-i-ˈval-yə-ˌwāt , -yü-ˌāt \
variants: or re-evaluate
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reevaluate

reevaluated or re-evaluated; reevaluating or re-evaluating
transitive + intransitive
: to evaluate (something or someone) again especially with regard to changes or new information
  • Debts force students to delay marriage, postpone children and reevaluate career choices.
  • —Steve Gardiner
  • If you are out of work, maybe this is a good time to slow down and reevaluate your priorities.
  • —Mark Wayman
  • The time has come, I believe, for us to re-evaluate teaching …
  • —Jane E. Peterson
  • He said … that council will have time later to reevaluate if the Cooksville Creek owners don't budge.
  • —Alex McKeen

reevaluation

play \(ˌ)rē-i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən, -yü-ˈā-\ or re-evaluation noun reevaluations or re-evaluations
    • Intense reevaluation of the field's traditional subject matter—and also of its methods of observation and explanation—has plunged cultural anthropology into a profound state of crisis.
    • —Louis A. Sass

First Known Use of reevaluate

1905

in the meaning defined above

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