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re·con·sid·er

 (rē′kən-sĭd′ər)
v. re·con·sid·ered, re·con·sid·er·ing, re·con·sid·ers
v.tr.
1. To consider again, especially with intent to alter or modify a previous decision.
2. To take up for reconsideration, as a matter previously acted on by a legislature.
v.intr.
To consider again, often with alteration or modification in mind.

re′con·sid′er·a′tion n.

reconsider

(ˌriːkənˈsɪdə)
vb
1. to consider (something) again, with a view to changing one's policy or course of action
2. (Parliamentary Procedure) (in a legislative assembly or similar body) to consider again (a bill or other matter) that has already been voted upon
ˌreconˌsiderˈation n

re•con•sid•er

(ˌri kənˈsɪd ər)

v.t.
1. to consider again, esp. with a view to a change of decision: to reconsider a refusal.
v.i.
2. to consider something again.
[1565–75]
re`con•sid`er•a′tion, n.

reconsider


Past participle: reconsidered
Gerund: reconsidering

Imperative
reconsider
reconsider
Present
I reconsider
you reconsider
he/she/it reconsiders
we reconsider
you reconsider
they reconsider
Preterite
I reconsidered
you reconsidered
he/she/it reconsidered
we reconsidered
you reconsidered
they reconsidered
Present Continuous
I am reconsidering
you are reconsidering
he/she/it is reconsidering
we are reconsidering
you are reconsidering
they are reconsidering
Present Perfect
I have reconsidered
you have reconsidered
he/she/it has reconsidered
we have reconsidered
you have reconsidered
they have reconsidered
Past Continuous
I was reconsidering
you were reconsidering
he/she/it was reconsidering
we were reconsidering
you were reconsidering
they were reconsidering
Past Perfect
I had reconsidered
you had reconsidered
he/she/it had reconsidered
we had reconsidered
you had reconsidered
they had reconsidered
Future
I will reconsider
you will reconsider
he/she/it will reconsider
we will reconsider
you will reconsider
they will reconsider
Future Perfect
I will have reconsidered
you will have reconsidered
he/she/it will have reconsidered
we will have reconsidered
you will have reconsidered
they will have reconsidered
Future Continuous
I will be reconsidering
you will be reconsidering
he/she/it will be reconsidering
we will be reconsidering
you will be reconsidering
they will be reconsidering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reconsidering
you have been reconsidering
he/she/it has been reconsidering
we have been reconsidering
you have been reconsidering
they have been reconsidering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reconsidering
you will have been reconsidering
he/she/it will have been reconsidering
we will have been reconsidering
you will have been reconsidering
they will have been reconsidering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reconsidering
you had been reconsidering
he/she/it had been reconsidering
we had been reconsidering
you had been reconsidering
they had been reconsidering
Conditional
I would reconsider
you would reconsider
he/she/it would reconsider
we would reconsider
you would reconsider
they would reconsider
Past Conditional
I would have reconsidered
you would have reconsidered
he/she/it would have reconsidered
we would have reconsidered
you would have reconsidered
they would have reconsidered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reconsider - consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing; "Won't you reconsider your decision?"
reconsider - consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
2.reconsider - consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
lawmaking, legislating, legislation - the act of making or enacting laws
reconsider - consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing; "Won't you reconsider your decision?"
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

reconsider

verb rethink, review, revise, think again, think twice, reassess, re-examine, have second thoughts, change your mind, re-evaluate, think over, think better of, take another look at We want you to reconsider your decision to resign. We urge you to reconsider.
Quotations
"Second thoughts are the wisest" [Euripides Hippolytus]

reconsider

verb
To consider again, especially with the possibility of change:
Translations
يُعْيدُ التَفْكيرُ فييُعيد النَّظَر
znovu uvážitznovu zvážit
genoverveje
harkita uudelleen
ponovno razmotriti
újra megfontol
taka til endurskoîunar
考え直す
재고하다
pergalvojimaspergalvoti
pārdomātvēlreiz apdomāt
znova zvážiť
ompröva
พิจารณาใหม่
yeniden ele almakyeniden gözden geçirmek
cân nhắc lại

reconsider

[ˈriːkənˈsɪdəʳ]

reconsider

[ˌriːkənˈsɪdər]
vt [+ decision, position, plans] → reconsidérer

reconsider

vt decision, judgementnoch einmal überdenken; (= change)revidieren; factsneu erwägen; (Jur) casewieder aufnehmen; to reconsider one’s positionseine Position überdenken; won’t you reconsider your decision and come?wollen Sie es sich (dat)nicht überlegen und doch kommen?; I have reconsidered my decision, I’d rather not acceptich habe es mir noch einmal überlegt, ich lehne lieber ab
vi ask him to reconsidersagen Sie ihm, er soll es sich (dat)noch einmal überlegen; there’s still time to reconsideres ist noch nicht zu spät, seine Meinung zu ändern or es sich anders zu überlegen

reconsider

[ˌriːkənˈsɪdəʳ] vtriconsiderare

reconsider

(riːkənˈsidə) verb
to think about again and possibly change one's opinion, decision etc. Please reconsider your decision to leave the firm.
ˈreconˌsideˈration noun

reconsider

يُعْيدُ التَفْكيرُ في znovu zvážit genoverveje nochmals überlegen επανεξετάζω reconsiderar harkita uudelleen réévaluer ponovno razmotriti riconsiderare 考え直す 재고하다 heroverwegen vurdere på nytt rozpatrzyć na nowo reconsiderar пересматривать ompröva พิจารณาใหม่ yeniden ele almak cân nhắc lại 重新考虑

reconsider

v. recapacitar; volver a considerar.
References in classic literature ?
Come, Tom, reconsider, and decide to make the trip.
He desires that we reconsider the vote by which he was elected.
And with this pleasing anticipation, she sat down to reconsider the past, recall the words and endeavour to comprehend all the feelings of Edward; and, of course, to reflect on her own with discontent.
But when, in the clearer light of next morning, I began to reconsider the matter and to hear it discussed around me on all sides, I took another view of the case, which was more reasonable.
Their love didn't want a holiday; and when Orlando had referred to the matter during the early days of May, Rosalind had burst into tears, and begged him to reconsider a condition which they had made before they really knew what wedded love was.
On the simple ground of the enfeebling of the Male intellect, I rest this humble appeal to the highest Authorities to reconsider the regulations of Female education.
Iris fleet as the wind then answered, "Am I really, Neptune, to take this daring and unyielding message to Jove, or will you reconsider your answer?
Then I want you to say a few words to the effect that the Government is going to reconsider the question, and that you have reason to believe that the Canal, if completed, will be of great international value.
Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States; If he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his Objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the Objections at large on their Journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Then I shall reconsider my resolution about going out.
The next moment the man seemed to reconsider and collect himself, and began to come down the zigzag garden path, but with obvious reluctance, his feet falling in slower and slower rhythm.
When new facts come to our knowledge which cannot be covered by it, it will be time enough to reconsider it.