rethink has definitions from the field of psychology
1
[ verb ] change one's mind

Examples

"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 '' .

2
[ noun ] (psychology) thinking again about a choice previously made

Examples

"he had second thoughts about his purchase"

Related terms

reversal

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