verb (used with object)
to consider again, especially with a view to change of decision or action: to reconsider a refusal.
Parliamentary Procedure. to take up for consideration a second time, as a motion or a vote, as with the view of reversing or modifying action taken.
verb (used without object)
to reconsider a matter.

1565–75; re- + consider

reconsideration, noun
unreconsidered, adjective

1. rethink, review, reexamine, reevaluate. Unabridged
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reconsider (ˌriːkənˈsɪdə)
1.  to consider (something) again, with a view to changing one's policy or course of action
2.  (in a legislative assembly or similar body) to consider again (a bill or other matter) that has already been voted upon

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Word Origin & History

1571, from re- "back, again" + consider (q.v.).
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Example sentences
The only way to bring it up again is to move to reconsider the vote by which
  the words were inserted.
It cannot be made if the question can be reached by calling up the motion to
  reconsider which has been previously made.
When it is too late to renew it, the motion to reconsider cannot be withdrawn
  without unanimous consent.
If she comes clean to her editor or agent about her plan, they beg or command
  her to reconsider.
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