rethink

verb re·think \ (ˌ)rē-ˈthiŋk \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of rethink

rethought play \(ˌ)rē-ˈthȯt\; rethinking
transitive verb
: to think about again : reconsider
intransitive verb
: to engage in reconsideration

rethink

play \ˈrē-ˌthiŋk, ˈrē-ˈthiŋk\ noun

rethinker

noun

Examples of rethink in a Sentence

  1. You had better rethink your decision.

  2. The government is rethinking its policy.

  3. He took a moment to rethink.

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First Known Use of rethink

1509


RETHINK Defined for English Language Learners

rethink

verb

Definition of rethink for English Language Learners

  • : to think carefully about (someone or something) again especially in order to change a choice or decision



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