What does consider mean?

Definitions for consider
kənˈsɪd ərcon·sid·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word consider.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. see, consider, reckon, view, regard(verb)

    deem to be

    "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

  2. study, consider(verb)

    give careful consideration to

    "consider the possibility of moving"

  3. consider, take, deal, look at(verb)

    take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

    "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"

  4. consider, count, weigh(verb)

    show consideration for; take into account

    "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"

  5. consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate(verb)

    think about carefully; weigh

    "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"

  6. think, believe, consider, conceive(verb)

    judge or regard; look upon; judge

    "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

  7. regard, consider(verb)

    look at attentively

  8. view, consider, look at(verb)

    look at carefully; study mentally

    "view a problem"

  9. consider(verb)

    regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem

    "Please consider your family"

Wiktionary

  1. consider(Verb)

    To think about seriously.

    Consider that we've had three major events and the year has hardly begun.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

  2. consider(Verb)

    To think of doing.

    I'm considering going to the beach tomorrow.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

  3. consider(Verb)

    To assign some quality to.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

  4. consider(Verb)

    To look at attentively.

    She sat there for a moment, considering him.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

  5. consider(Verb)

    To take up as an example.

    Consider a triangle having three equal sides.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

  6. consider(Verb)

    To debate or dispose of a motion.

    This body will now consider the proposed amendments to Section 453 of the zoning code.

    Etymology: From consideren, from considerer, from considero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consider(verb)

    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. Consider(verb)

    to look at attentively; to observe; to examine

  3. Consider(verb)

    to have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect

  4. Consider(verb)

    to estimate; to think; to regard; to view

  5. Consider(verb)

    to think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate

  6. Consider(verb)

    to hesitate

Freebase

  1. Consider

    Consider is an EP by Delaware band Boysetsfire, released in 1996. It was released as a 7" vinyl. The songs were later included on the band's album Before the Eulogy, a collection of B-sides and rarities.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consider

    kon-sid′ėr, v.t. to look at closely or carefully: to think or deliberate on: to take into account: to attend to: to reward.—v.i. to think seriously or carefully: to deliberate.—adj. Consid′erable, worthy of being considered: important: more than a little.—n. Consid′erableness.—adv. Consid′erably.—n. Consid′erance (Shak.), consideration.—adjs. Consid′erāte, Consid′erative (obs.), thoughtful: serious: prudent: thoughtful for the feelings of others.—adv. Consid′erately.—ns. Consid′erateness, thoughtfulness for others; Considerā′tion, deliberation: importance: motive or reason: compensation, reward: the reason or basis of a compact: (law) the thing given or done or abstained from by agreement with another, and in view of that other giving, doing, or abstaining from something.—prep. Consid′ering, in view of: seeing that.—adv. Consid′eringly, with consideration. [Fr.—L. considerāre, supposed to have been orig. a term of augury—con, and sidus, sideris, a star.]

Editors Contribution

  1. consider

    To think and be mindful.

    They did consider creating an outdoor space for their wedding party.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consider' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #843

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consider' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1125

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consider' in Verbs Frequency: #71

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How to say consider in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consider in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of consider in a Sentence

  1. Wei Jianjun:

    We plan to produce cars from China and export to the EU in the early stage, we believe once we sell more than 50,000 units in the EU, we will begin to consider building a factory there.

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.

  3. Cederic Leighton:

    The Russians consider this a domestic issue and they are going after these people because they see them as a threat to the stability to their society.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    We scientists, whose tragic destiny it has been to make the methods of annihilation ever more gruesome and more effective, must consider it our solemn and transcendent duty to do all in our power in preventing these weapons from being used for the brutal purpose for which they were invented.

  5. Denis Watley:

    The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

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Translations for consider

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  • اعتبرArabic
  • замислям, обмислям, разглеждам, считам заBulgarian
  • uvažovat, zvažovatCzech
  • überlegenGerman
  • konsideriEsperanto
  • considerarSpanish
  • (millekski) pidamaEstonian
  • harkita, ottaa huomioon, punnitaFinnish
  • estimer, réfléchir, considérer, observer, examiner, songer, envisager, prendreFrench
  • smaoinich, meòraich, saoilScottish Gaelic
  • שקל, לקח בחשבון, החשיבHebrew
  • konsidereHaitian Creole
  • fontol, megfontol, fontolgat, gondol, tartHungarian
  • considerarInterlingua
  • לשקולHebrew
  • 熟考, 考慮, 見なす, 熟慮, よく考えるJapanese
  • 으로, 고려하다, 생각하다Korean
  • video, meditorLatin
  • consideréieren, betruechten, berécksichtegenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • taute, whakaraupeka, mātūtū, huritaoMāori
  • aanschouw, observeren, bedenken, in, nemen, aannemen, overwegen, in acht nemen, beschouwen, vindenDutch
  • betrakte, vurdereNorwegian
  • uznawać, uważać, obserwować, rozważać, baczyćPolish
  • fitar, considerar, ter, mirar, pensar emPortuguese
  • обдумывать, обдумать, рассматривать, рассмотреть, считатьRussian
  • razmotriti, razmatratiSerbo-Croatian
  • razmislitiSlovene
  • fundera på, betrakta, fundera över, betänka, begrunda, överväga, tänkaSwedish
  • கருத்தில்Tamil
  • düşünmekTurkish
  • 考虑Chinese

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