reconsider

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reconsider consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing "Won't you reconsider your decision?"
    • v reconsider consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Reconsider To consider again; as, to reconsider a subject.
    • Reconsider (Parliamentary Practice) To take up for renewed consideration, as a motion or a vote which has been previously acted upon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reconsider To consider again; turn over in the mind again; review.
    • reconsider In parliamentary language, to take into consideration a second time, generally with the view of rescinding or of amending: as, to reconsider a motion in a legislative body; to reconsider a vote.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Reconsider rē-kon-sid′ėr to consider again, as to reconsider a motion or vote: to review
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Usage

In literature:

Don't you think you'd better reconsider, Lennox, and go on with us to Louisbourg?
"The Sun Of Quebec" by Joseph A. Altsheler
It was settled and not to be reconsidered.
"Wolf Breed" by Jackson Gregory
Will you reconsider your resignation?
"Jane Allen: Right Guard" by Edith Bancroft
He was asked to reconsider or resign.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
Quite so: and now you'll listen to me, and maybe reconsider yourself .
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Wherever is the use of reconsidering the position now?
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I" by Ian Hamilton
If you want to save my life, you'd better reconsider.
"Branded" by Francis Lynde
That he might not reconsider he had sought to escape.
"The Boy Scout" by Richard Harding Davis
But his first sarcastic question drew such a snarl of anger that he reconsidered.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
I must ask you to reconsider your plan.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
He felt half inclined to reconsider his determination.
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
Readers of THE ARENA have been favored with Mr. Wallace's excellent articles on this point, and it would be superfluous to reconsider it.
"The Arena" by Various
I asked her to reconsider, but made a mess of it.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Had not Japhet himself been understood to be reconsidering his political opinions?
"Quisanté" by Anthony Hope
I will reconsider the matter.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
Deign to reconsider the purpose.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
Deign, Kakunai San, to reconsider your purpose to remain.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
In vain she tried to persuade him to reconsider his decision.
"Quin" by Alice Hegan Rice
He had attended some psychic meetings in Dunback or Dunedin, and evidently wished me to reconsider the matter.
"Seen and Unseen" by E. Katharine Bates
The matter of the monitors I cannot reconsider.
"The Willoughby Captains" by Talbot Baines Reed
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In poetry:

I-I-I didn't stop to thi-ink, I just left without a care
And now I know I'm wrong and I can't find you anywhere
I should have reconsidered all those things I said I'd do
So now I'm changing all those changes
That I made when I left you
"Changing All Those Changes" by Buddy Holly

In news:

Decorative contact lenses should be reconsidered on Halloween.
Joan Hoff is a research professor of history at Montana State University and the author of "Nixon Reconsidered.".
Reconsidering the death penalty is particularly important at a time when the state is making cuts to our great public institutions.
Scott McNutt's Snark Bites: Do-Nothing Committee does something, then reconsiders.
Justices tell a lower court to reconsider a plaintiff's argument that the requirement for employers to provide insurance covering abortions violates its religious freedoms.
"Reconsider your recpath manners," by Marj Werstak, letters, Sept 20.
House committee to reconsider Haley ethics decision.
Fair board to reconsider racing at Fair Meadows.
Cal State may reconsider Tasers following shooting.
Cal State San Bernardino officials said they plan to reconsider whether their police force should be armed with Tasers after campus officers fatally shot a graduate student.
Reconsider what your strategy has been in the past and make the necessary alterations.
You might want to reconsider that second or third cup of coffee.
MMM > News > Obamacare reconsidered: a pretty good deal for the drug industry.
A judge on Friday ordered the league to reconsider the case, allowing Goose Creek to play.
But maybe reconsider your plan to take only a couple of weeks of maternity leave.
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In science:

Thus, we are forced to reconsider the spherical and minimal sampling methods for the transfer functions.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
It may force us to reconsider the connectivity of the moduli space of string theory.
Closed String Tachyons in Non-supersymmetric Heterotic Theories
For this reason, we believe it worth while to reconsider the properties of generalized free fields.
Generalized free fields and the AdS-CFT correspondence
The role of the ferromagnetic bonds in the quantum system should be reconsidered.
Uniform Magnetic Order in a Ferromagnetic-Antiferromagnetic Random Alternating Quantum Spin Chain
We found that their interpretation needs to be reconsidered.
About negative refraction and left handed materials
Let us now reconsider the above limit and show that the limit must be taken at a free Brownian bridge.
Large deviations and stochastic calculus for large random matrices
However, one has to reconsider the fundamental principles of Statistical Mechanics especially its key quantity, entropy.
Heat can flow from cold to hot in Microcanonical Thermodynamics of finite systems. The microscopic origin of condensation and phase separations
This model was first considered by and reconsidered by in the context of combinatorial structures.
Random Partitioning Problems Involving Poisson Point Processes On The Interval
More recently, this problem has been reconsidered in the case of arbitrary graphs .
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
Let us now reconsider the identities (2.6) and (3.3) and note that they can be understood as generalized matrix eigenvalue problems.
On Temple--Kato like inequalities and applications
This approach should be reconsidered carefully when a good data set for initial 44Ca/40Ca in stardust is available.
Are Ti44-Producing Supernovae Exceptional?
We now reconsider the set MBCRW in the preceding example, but this time using the Euclidean length |v |2 = x2 + y 2 , v = (x, y ).
Presentations of finite simple groups: a quantitative approach
For this it will be convenient to reconsider the requirement K.
Random gaps
From the observational point of view such a cosmological model gives a new paradigm to reconsider the standard cosmological interpretation and treatment of the observational data.
Averaging Problem in Cosmology and Macroscopic Gravity
We will reconsider the automorphisms of a non-pro jective generic K3 surface under a different light in Section 5.
Automorphisms and autoequivalences of generic analytic K3 surfaces
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