[verb ree-thingk; noun ree-thingk]
- to reconsider, especially profoundly.
- the act of reconsidering.
Origin of rethink
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Examples from the Web for rethinking
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He seemed to be reliving the events, rethinking the thoughts he'd had then.The Sky Is Falling
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It will also require a rethinking of the relation between politicians and constituents.
Rethinking the motivations and methods of legislation, even its legitimacy, are goals worthy of being pursued.
- to think about (something) again, esp with a view to changing one's tactics or opinions
- the act or an instance of thinking again
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Word Origin and History for rethinking
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