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rethink definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase" [syn: reconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethink] v
1: change one's mind; "He rethought his decision to take a vacation"

Merriam Webster's

verb (rethought; -thinking) Date: 1656 transitive verb to think about again ; reconsider intransitive verb to engage in reconsideration rethink noun rethinker noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v.tr. (past and past part. rethought) think about (something) again, esp. with a view to making changes. --n. a reassessment; a period of rethinking.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(rethinks, rethinking, rethought) 1. If you rethink something such as a problem, a plan, or a policy, you think about it again and change it. Both major political parties are having to rethink their policies... VERB: V n rethinking ...some fundamental rethinking of the way in which pilots are trained. N-UNCOUNT 2. If you have a rethink of a problem, a plan, or a policy, you think about it again and change it. (JOURNALISM) There must be a rethink of government policy towards this vulnerable group. N-SING: oft N of/on n



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