Pronunciation: /rēˈTHiNGk /(past and past participle rethought) [with object]
- Think again about (something such as a policy or course of action), especially in order to make changes to it: the government was forced to rethink its plans [no object]: I’ve had to rethinkMore example sentences
- She once again walked to the L-train station and rethought her plan about using the train instead of a car.
- I'm rethinking my lifestyle because of the sad economical situation we are facing.
- When Rob and Louise are suddenly both laid off, their wedding plans are put on hold as they find themselves rethinking their entire lives.
Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌTHiNGk /[in singular] Back to top
- A reassessment of something, especially one that results in changes being made: a last-minute rethink of their tacticsMore example sentences
- I think a rethink of the whole franchise is in order.
- Indeed, there is even speculation that unless this current muddle can be resolved, the regulator may even be forced to call time on the price rises and order a rethink on the whole matter.
- But the traditional licensing arrangement is undergoing a major rethink.
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