Definition of Rethink

1. Noun. Thinking again about a choice previously made. "He had second thoughts about his purchase"




2. Verb. Change one's mind. "He rethought his decision to take a vacation"
Specialized synonyms: Backpedal, About-face
Generic synonyms: Believe, Conceive, Consider, Think

Definition of Rethink

1. Verb. To think again about a problem. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rethink

1. think [v -THOUGHT, -THINKING, -THINKS] - See also: think

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rethink

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retheme
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retheming
retheness
retherm
rethermalizing
rethermed
retherming
rethicken
rethickened
rethickening
rethickens
rethink (current term)
rethinker
rethinkers
rethinking
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rethor
rethoryke
rethorykes
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rethread
rethreaded
rethreading
rethreads
rethrew
rethrow

Literary usage of Rethink

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adult Literacy And New Technologies: Tools For A Lifetime by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"rethink the Federal Role If Congress wishes to rethink Federal literacy efforts, particularly to significantly increase funding, raise visibility, ..."

2. Institutional Investors in the New Financial Landscape by H. J. Blommestein, Norbert Funke (1998)
"3.4 The need to rethink currency matching requirements There is evidence to suggest that currency matching rules do impose some 'home-country' bias on the ..."

3. Debating High Skills and Joined-up Policy by Andre Kraak, Hugh Lauder, Phillip Brown, David Ashton (2007)
"The need to rethink the high-skills thesis The high-skills thesis and its associated literature provide a ... A rethink is required for several reasons. ..."

4. Asia's Emerging Regional Order: Reconciling Traditional and Human Security by William T. Tow, In-Taek Hyun (2000)
"... 15 Human security and the ASEAN Regional Forum: Time for a rethink about regionalism? Chandran Jeshurun The fin de siecle is always a time for much ..."

5. The Free Agent Marketing Guide: 100+ Marketing Tips for Free Agents by Douglas Florzak (2004)
"rethink your business card Don't take your business card for granted. There are many ways to maximize your message while minimizing your costs. ..."

6. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"I do think perhaps you want to rethink some of the caps, the $10000 and the $30000. You can imagine a strip search of a grandmother or something like that. ..."

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