Definition of Consider

1. Verb. Deem to be. "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"




2. Verb. Give careful consideration to. "Consider the possibility of moving"

3. Verb. Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes. "Consider the following case"
Exact synonyms: Deal, Look At, Take
Specialized synonyms: Contemplate, Dally, Play, Trifle, Abstract, Warm To
Generic synonyms: Think About
Derivative terms: Consideration

4. Verb. Show consideration for; take into account. "They consider their earnings this year"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
Exact synonyms: Count, Weigh
Derivative terms: Consideration, Weighing

5. Verb. Think about carefully; weigh. "They consider moving "; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
Exact synonyms: Debate, Deliberate, Moot, Turn Over
Specialized synonyms: See, Premeditate, Debate, Wrestle, Think Twice
Generic synonyms: Discuss, Hash Out, Talk Over
Related verbs: Study
Derivative terms: Consideration, Consideration, Deliberation, Deliberation, Deliberation

6. Verb. Judge or regard; look upon; judge. "They consider that there was a traffic accident "; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

7. Verb. Look at attentively. "Sam cannot consider Sue "
Exact synonyms: Regard
Generic synonyms: Look
Derivative terms: Regard

8. Verb. Look at carefully; study mentally. ; "View a problem"
Exact synonyms: Look At, View
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Specialized synonyms: Contemplate, Groak
Derivative terms: Consideration, View, Viewer

9. Verb. Regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem. "Please consider your family"
Generic synonyms: Reckon, Regard, See, View
Derivative terms: Consideration, Consideration

Definition of Consider

1. v. t. To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on.

2. v. i. To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate.

Definition of Consider

1. Verb. (transitive) To think about seriously. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To think of doing. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To assign some quality to. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To look at attentively. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To take up as an example. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive parliamentary procedure) To debate or dispose of a motion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consider

1. to think about [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Consider

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... to consider in what manner the staff, together with the buildings and appliances now in occupation or in course of construction, may be utilized to the ..."

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