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re·think

 (rē-thĭngk′)
tr. & intr.v. re·thought (-thôt′), re·think·ing, re·thinks
To reconsider (something) or to involve oneself in reconsideration.

re′think′ n.
re·think′er n.

rethink

vb, -thinks, -thinking or -thought
to think about (something) again, esp with a view to changing one's tactics or opinions
n
the act or an instance of thinking again

re•think

(riˈθɪŋk)

v.t., v.i. -thought, -think•ing.
to reconsider, esp. profoundly.
[1690–1700]

rethink


Past participle: rethought
Gerund: rethinking

Imperative
rethink
rethink
Present
I rethink
you rethink
he/she/it rethinks
we rethink
you rethink
they rethink
Preterite
I rethought
you rethought
he/she/it rethought
we rethought
you rethought
they rethought
Present Continuous
I am rethinking
you are rethinking
he/she/it is rethinking
we are rethinking
you are rethinking
they are rethinking
Present Perfect
I have rethought
you have rethought
he/she/it has rethought
we have rethought
you have rethought
they have rethought
Past Continuous
I was rethinking
you were rethinking
he/she/it was rethinking
we were rethinking
you were rethinking
they were rethinking
Past Perfect
I had rethought
you had rethought
he/she/it had rethought
we had rethought
you had rethought
they had rethought
Future
I will rethink
you will rethink
he/she/it will rethink
we will rethink
you will rethink
they will rethink
Future Perfect
I will have rethought
you will have rethought
he/she/it will have rethought
we will have rethought
you will have rethought
they will have rethought
Future Continuous
I will be rethinking
you will be rethinking
he/she/it will be rethinking
we will be rethinking
you will be rethinking
they will be rethinking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rethinking
you have been rethinking
he/she/it has been rethinking
we have been rethinking
you have been rethinking
they have been rethinking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rethinking
you will have been rethinking
he/she/it will have been rethinking
we will have been rethinking
you will have been rethinking
they will have been rethinking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rethinking
you had been rethinking
he/she/it had been rethinking
we had been rethinking
you had been rethinking
they had been rethinking
Conditional
I would rethink
you would rethink
he/she/it would rethink
we would rethink
you would rethink
they would rethink
Past Conditional
I would have rethought
you would have rethought
he/she/it would have rethought
we would have rethought
you would have rethought
they would have rethought
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rethink - thinking again about a choice previously maderethink - thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase"
change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, reversal - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
Verb1.rethink - change one's mind; "He rethought his decision to take a vacation"
backpedal - modify one's opinion, make it less strong
about-face - change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

rethink

verb
To consider again, especially with the possibility of change:
Translations

rethink

[ˈriːˈθɪŋk] (rethought (vb: pt, pp))
A. N to have a rethinkvolver a pensarlo
B. VTreconsiderar

rethink

[ˌriːˈθɪŋk] vt [+ strategy, policy, plan, attitude, approach] → repenser

rethink

vb: pret, ptp <rethought>
n (inf)Überdenken nt; we’ll have to have a rethinkwir müssen das noch einmal überdenken

rethink

[ˌriːˈθɪŋk] vtripensare
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