- Consider (something) again, especially for a possible change of decision regarding it: they called on the US government to reconsider its policy [no object]: I beg you to reconsiderMore example sentences
rethink, review, revise, re-examine, re-evaluate, reassess, reappraise, think better of, think over, take another look at, look at in a different light, have another think about; change, alter, modify; think again, think twice, have second thoughts, review one's position, come round, change one's mind
- Now the council must reconsider its planning decision in the light of the judge's ruling.
- The process does not involve changing a decision or reconsidering it or anything of that kind.
- The outcome was that the director, who had said there was ‘no possibility of his reconsidering his position’ agreed to be reinstated.