Definition of 'rethink'
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The government needs to rethink its plans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now we need to rethink what it means to grow up and get on in life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We needed a rethink and decided to do a little survey with the public to find out what they actually wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She might need a rethink. The Sun (2016)This is about a big-time rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Time for a major rethink? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The shock waves from the EU referendum forced the government to rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But improvements to the GPS mapping and measurement have brought about a rethink. The Sun (2016)From this she can review how much she needs to be saving and whether this is affordable, or if she needs to rethink her plans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This means a radical rethink about ways to deliver care. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The trainer had planned to keep them apart but disruptive weather has prompted a rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We need a complete rethink of personal taxation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government should rethink this new and unhelpful requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These changing conditions led to a major rethinking of the causes of global inequality. Sociology (1995)We really need to rethink our attitudes and values. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)So he has had to rethink his plan to pump out more borrowed cash. The Sun (2009)We need to rethink the way we design our roads. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need to rethink our public policy. Christianity Today (2000)This awful case must force a rethink of the science and procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How about a radical rethink of the high street branch? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The whole screening programme needs a complete rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In my opinion we need a radical rethink. The Sun (2013)No wonder they are signing the online petition calling on the government to rethink the plan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We must rethink the way that we do things and focus on the solutions not spin. The Sun (2016)We need an intelligent rethink of policy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the wake of this summit he must rethink these deeply damaging proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The laws of the game really do need a complete rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If it prompts rethinking in Beijing it will have served a valuable purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We urge the Government to rethink its proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Problems that will undoubtedly make him have a rethink about next month's transfer window. The Sun (2014)A steeply rising landfill tax is prompting businesses to rethink. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'rethink'
British English: rethink VERB
If you rethink something such as a problem, a plan, or a policy, you think about it again and change it.
Both major political parties are having to rethink their policies.
British English: rethink NOUN
If you have a rethink of a problem, a plan, or a policy, you think about it again and change it.
There must be a rethink of government policy towards this vulnerable group.
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