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rethink

[ verb ree-thingk; noun ree-thingk ]
/ verb riˈθɪŋk; noun ˈriˌθɪŋk /
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verb (used with or without object), re·thought, re·think·ing.

to reconsider, especially profoundly.

noun

the act of reconsidering.

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Origin of rethink

First recorded in 1690–1700; re- + think1

OTHER WORDS FROM rethink

re·think·er, noun
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rethink

verb (riːˈθɪŋk) -thinks, -thinking or -thought

to think about (something) again, esp with a view to changing one's tactics or opinions

noun (ˈriːˌθɪŋk)

the act or an instance of thinking again
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