Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RE-CONSIDER

God will re-consider this day's proceedings, and the sentence.

The jury not leaving their box, the Recorder again directed them to retire and re-consider their verdict.

All carried this resolve into effect, except Mr. Webster, who was induced to re-consider his determination, and to remain.

I once more sat down upon the box, and proceeded to re-consider the situation.

There, with an undefined feeling of despondence, she sat down to re-consider her conversation with De Courcy.

He did not exactly know how to deal with that high-handed innocence, but he would ask her to allow him to re-consider it.

When the debts were paid off, and the poverty reduced and the honour redeemed, it would be time to re-consider the understanding.

Those who had anything to lose began to re-consider and by morning only one-third of the Hebrew army was left with the leader.

I think you would do well Isabel, to re-consider the offer I made you to visit with my daughters.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from French reconsidérer and also from re- "back, again" + consider. Related: Reconsidered; reconsidering.