the process of giving careful thought to something
circumstance, condition, consideration(noun)
information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
"another consideration is the time it would take"
a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
"consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
consideration, considerateness, thoughtfulness(noun)
kind and considerate regard for others
"he showed no consideration for her feelings"
a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
a considerate and thoughtful act
The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account.
After much consideration, I have decided to stay.
Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision.
The tendency to consider others.
A payment or other recompense for something done.
Sure I'll move my car, but only for a consideration.
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.
Origin: from consideratio. See consider. Compare considereson
the act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention
attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence
thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice
claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence
the result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession
that which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason
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
Origin: [L. consideratio: cf. F. considration.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1946
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1942
Rank popularity for the word 'consideration' in Nouns Frequency: #606
The numerical value of consideration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of consideration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We need to take that into consideration.
It's something to be taken into consideration.
It was just not a relevant consideration when you're setting Libor.
There was never a chance of that, there was never ever, ever any consideration.
The WTO allows appeals when issues of national security enter into consideration.
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Translations for consideration
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- загриженост, съображение, обмислянеBulgarian
- Überlegung, Erwägung, Vergütung, RücksichtGerman
- korvaus, huomaavaisuus, hienotunteisuus, maksu, palkkio, harkitseminen, harkintaFinnish
- תמורה, התחשבותHebrew
- beraad, overleg, tegemoetkoming, vergoeding, considerans, overweging, voorkomendheidDutch
- recompensă, considerent, motiv, considerare, respect, considerațieRomanian
- возмеще́ние, уважи́тельность, ве́жливость, соображе́ние, обсужде́ние, размышле́ние, рассмотре́ние, уваже́ние, предупреди́тельность, моти́в, компенса́цияRussian
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