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Definitions of consider

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

  1. No man can be- but consider what will happen if you refuse?" – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  2. An' consider how hard that would be for Columbine. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  3. Then we'll consider it settled. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  4. " 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
  5. Then consider this position. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  6. I will consider, I will write. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. " 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
  8. But I would not consider it, not for an instant. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. They would listen to nothing, consider nothing. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  12. That is something you need not consider. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  13. But my good friend, consider what you are doing. – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  14. He did ask me, and I told him that I must take a fortnight to consider of it. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  15. And consider me too, Major Hockin, if you please. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  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. I tried to consider what a man like Hill would do in the circumstances. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  18. " Look at me, and consider well my ways. – When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell
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