Definitions of consider

  1. 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"
  2. give careful consideration to; " consider the possibility of moving"
  3. consider or deem to be; regard; " 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"
  4. regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem; " Please consider your family"
  5. consider, as of an example; " Take the case of China"; " Consider the following case"
  6. think about carefully; weigh; " They considered the possibility of a strike"; " Turn the proposal over in your mind"
  7. show consideration for; take into account; " You must consider her age"; " The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
  8. look at carefully; study mentally; " view a problem"
  9. 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"
  10. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; " Take the case of China"; " Consider the following case"
  11. To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on.
  12. To look at attentively; to observe; to examine.
  13. To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect.
  14. To estimate; to think; to regard; to view.
  15. To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate.
  16. To hesitate.
  17. To fix the mind upon; treat with thoughtfulness; look upon; contemplate.
  18. To deliberate; reflect.
  19. To look at closely or carefully: to think or deliberate on: to take into account: to attend to: to reward.
  20. To think seriously or carefully: to deliberate.
  21. To look at closely; reflect upon; take into account.
  22. To reflect upon; ponder.
  23. To think to be; estimate; believe.
  24. To think well of; treat well.
  25. To make allowance for.
  26. To think closely; cogitate.
  27. To fix the mind on, or to contemplate; to view attentively; to observe and examine; to attend to; to relieve; to have regard to; to respect; to regard; to reward.
  28. To fix the mind on; to think on with care; to ponder; to meditate on; to reflect; to deliberate.

Quotes of consider

  1. There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa. – Sepp Blatter
  2. Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative. – Maurice Chevalier
  3. But you have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really at all- it is quite embarrassing to me to be asked my opinion about things. I am only a wee Scottish poet on the outside of everything. – Ian Hamilton Finlay
  4. The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece. – Johann G. Hamann
  5. Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape. – William Hazlitt
  6. I consider no man honest who does not observe towards other nations the principles which he desires to be observed towards his own: and therefore I will not interfere in your domestic questions. – Lajos Kossuth
  7. Most of us would never consider getting our car repaired without first receiving an estimate of the charges, but this is exactly what we do when we need to go to a hospital for treatment. – Dan Lipinski
  8. You must consider when reading this treatise, that mental perception, because connected with matter, is subject to conditions similar to those to which physical perception is subject. – Maimonides
  9. I consider myself much better adjusted than Gabriel. – Armistead Maupin
  10. That was the problem with the 'celibate' word because they don't consider for a moment that you'd rather not be, but you just are. I was never a sexual person. – Steven Morrissey
  11. And I hereby distinctly and emphatically declare that I consider myself, and earnestly desire to be considered by others, as utterly divested, now and during the rest of my life, of any such rights, the barbarous relics of a feudal, despotic system. – Robert Dale Owen
  12. Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone. – Sarah Palin
  13. It is not worth the paper it is written on unless it is backed by the kind of force that will make the other side consider the penalties too heavy to break the agreement. – Yitzhak Rabin
  14. See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  15. For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable. – Gloria Steinem

Usage examples for consider

  1. And consider that this woman is about to be one's wife! – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Oh, for heaven's sake, my dear, dear husband, said she, consider what you are doing! – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  3. That is something you need not consider – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  4. I tried to consider what a man like Hill would do in the circumstances. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  5. No man can be- but consider what will happen if you refuse?" – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  6. I will consider I will write. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. " Look at me, and consider well my ways. – When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell
  8. But I would not consider it, not for an instant. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. He did ask me, and I told him that I must take a fortnight to consider of it. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  10. " In fact, I love him, and now-" and then she went on to consider the rest of the matter, which was not so easy to settle. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  11. I suppose if I was to go and tell him so he would not like that, but I do not know as I ought to consider it. – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  12. Then we'll consider it settled. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  13. And consider me too, Major Hockin, if you please. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  14. But my good friend, consider what you are doing. – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  15. " No," said she, " but pity it, side with it, not consider it so bad. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. I consider him the gamest man I ever met. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  17. They would listen to nothing, consider nothing. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  18. An' consider how hard that would be for Columbine. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  19. Then consider this position. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford

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