Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A second hearing of a case or a second argument of a motion or appeal after a decision has been rendered, usually requested as a result of a defect in the decision, such as a mistake about the facts or governing law.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A second hearing; reconsideration; especially, in law, a second hearing or trial; more specifically, a new trial in chancery, or a second argument of a motion or an appeal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of rehear.
  • noun law A second or subsequent hearing of a case.

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

  • noun the act of hearing again

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Examples

  • For the court to issue the order sua sponte, that is, of its own accord without either party submitting papers requesting a rehearing, is even more rare.

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  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Correction

  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Correction

  • Great Regulars: Sometimes the poet's voice doesn't seem to live up to the poem on the screen, sometimes what feels bland written down takes on immense power when we hear it, sometimes voice and word are so closely intertwined that it is difficult to read the poem again without "rehearing" that performance.

    Great Regulars: Sometimes the poet's voice doesn't seem

  • Great Regulars: Sometimes the poet's voice doesn't seem to live up to the poem on the screen, sometimes what feels bland written down takes on immense power when we hear it, sometimes voice and word are so closely intertwined that it is difficult to read the poem again without "rehearing" that performance.

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  • But Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said the county attorney's office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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  • But Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said his office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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