Reconsider - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːkənˈsɪdər|  American pronunciation of the word reconsider
Brit.  |riːkənˈsɪdə|  British pronunciation of the word reconsider


- consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing

Won't you reconsider your decision?

- consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it


She refused to reconsider her decision not to loan us the money.

Local opposition has forced the company to reconsider building a new warehouse here.

We hope you will reconsider.

He should reconsider his decision to resign.

We want you to come. Please reconsider.

Won't you reconsider your decision?

I urge you to reconsider.

The accident inclined him to reconsider his career.

I hope you'll reconsider your position.

...with the aforesaid objections in mind, I think we should reconsider the proposal...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: reconsider
he/she/it: reconsiders
present participle: reconsidering
past tense: reconsidered
past participle: reconsidered
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