[ verb ] change one's mind
"He rethought his decision to take a vacation"
Used in print(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)
The historian 's business is to penetrate to the inside of the actions with which he is dealing and reconstruct or rather rethink the thoughts which constituted them .
It is a characteristic of thoughts that , in re-thinking them we come , ipso_facto , to understand why they were thought '' .