from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To examine again or anew; review.
  • transitive v. Law To question (a witness) again after cross-examination.

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  • v. Alternative spelling of re-examine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To examine anew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To examine anew; subject to another examination.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. question after cross-examination by opposing counsel
  • v. look at again; examine again


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  • If an order to reexamine is to be issued, the decision is prepared and signed by the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Patent Policy and Projects, and the patent file is forwarded to the Reexamination Preprocessing staff for preparation of the reexamination file and Official Gazette notice.

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  • On Friday, Mr. Harder said that after the Games, the FIL would "reexamine" information gathered about the accident and determine how to best move forward.

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  • You would think at this point they would stop giving him huge movies and give him time to "reexamine" himself as you put it.

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  • Senator Kerry adresses McCain's reversal on drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), from opposing it in the Senate in 2004 and 2005 to recent statements that he would "reexamine" the issue.

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  • Of course the idea that they might lean on a bunch of G-10's at the BEA to "reexamine" their figures is out of the question!

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  • UPDATE: Newt Gingrich wants us to "reexamine" free speech under the theory it will prevent terrorism.

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  • We are not there yet, we hope not to get there maybe we will be better able to answer that question that time, but right now, I think we are finding right balance and I would say that part of the great opportunity at this time for us has been as a company to kind of reexamine and bring our self back to those things, which I think really make us to create in the first place, which is the - and set us apart in the marketplace, which is the individual customer service and the store experience and I think we are refocusing on those things and in a sort of ironic way, using this time to find that way back to really reemphasizing, taking care of the individual customer, taking the individual team member and delivering a better store experience Home Page

  • When a couple that they are close with reveals that their seemingly stable relationship has died due to mediocrity, Phil and Claire began to reexamine their own lives.! » Liz Lemon & Michael Scott Go Out On A DATE! Kryos Spends A Forgettable NIGHT With The Comedy Duo!

  • OTOH, the Senate should really reexamine its rules and processes.

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  • Hoover began his microfossil work thinking he would reexamine some of the earlier meteorite samples for the “organized elements” described back in the 1960s, and he says he did confirm the initial detections—the ones that had been retracted by the original discoverers under professional fire.

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