What does consideration mean?

Definitions for consideration
kənˌsɪd əˈreɪ ʃəncon·sid·er·a·tion

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consideration(noun)

    the process of giving careful thought to something

  2. circumstance, condition, consideration(noun)

    information that should be kept in mind when making a decision

    "another consideration is the time it would take"

  3. consideration(noun)

    a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)

    "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"

  4. consideration, considerateness, thoughtfulness(noun)

    kind and considerate regard for others

    "he showed no consideration for her feelings"

  5. retainer, consideration(noun)

    a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone

  6. consideration, thoughtfulness(noun)

    a considerate and thoughtful act

Wiktionary

  1. consideration(Noun)

    The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account.

    After much consideration, I have decided to stay.

  2. consideration(Noun)

    Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision.

  3. consideration(Noun)

    The tendency to consider others.

  4. consideration(Noun)

    A payment or other recompense for something done.

    Sure I'll move my car, but only for a consideration.

  5. consideration(Noun)

    A matter of inducement for something promised; something valuable given as recompense for a promise, which causes the promise to become binding as a contract.

  6. Origin: from consideratio. See consider. Compare considereson

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consideration(noun)

    the act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention

  2. Consideration(noun)

    attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence

  3. Consideration(noun)

    thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice

  4. Consideration(noun)

    claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence

  5. Consideration(noun)

    the result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession

  6. Consideration(noun)

    that which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason

  7. Consideration(noun)

    the cause which moves a contracting party to enter into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent

  8. Origin: [L. consideratio: cf. F. considration.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1946

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1942

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Nouns Frequency: #606

How to pronounce consideration?

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How to say consideration in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consideration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consideration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of consideration in a Sentence

  1. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker:

    We need to take that into consideration.

  2. Seamus Finn:

    It's something to be taken into consideration.

  3. Jessica Ditto:

    Reports that she is under consideration are false.

  4. Anthony Allen:

    It was just not a relevant consideration when you're setting Libor.

  5. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    There was never a chance of that, there was never ever, ever any consideration.

Images & Illustrations of consideration

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Translations for consideration

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  • الاعتبارArabic
  • загриженост, съображение, обмислянеBulgarian
  • betragtningDanish
  • Überlegung, Erwägung, Vergütung, RücksichtGerman
  • consideraciónSpanish
  • توجهPersian
  • korvaus, huomaavaisuus, hienotunteisuus, maksu, palkkio, harkitseminen, harkintaFinnish
  • considérationFrench
  • תמורה, התחשבותHebrew
  • considerazioneItalian
  • whaiwhakaaroMāori
  • beraad, overleg, tegemoetkoming, vergoeding, considerans, overweging, voorkomendheidDutch
  • consideraçãoPortuguese
  • recompensă, considerent, motiv, considerare, respect, considerațieRomanian
  • возмеще́ние, уважи́тельность, ве́жливость, соображе́ние, обсужде́ние, размышле́ние, рассмотре́ние, уваже́ние, предупреди́тельность, моти́в, компенса́цияRussian
  • promišljanjeSerbo-Croatian
  • hänsynSwedish
  • கருத்தில்Tamil
  • غورUrdu

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