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Consider

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Verb (usu participle)
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con=sid=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

Considerv. t. [F. considérer, L. considerare, -sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con- + sidus, sideris, star, constellation; orig., therefore, to look at the stars. See Sidereal, and cf. Desire.].
  •  To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will consider thy testimonies."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thenceforth to speculations high or deep
    I turned my thoughts, and with capacious mind
    Considered all things visible.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look at attentively; to observe; to examine.  [1913 Webster]
    "She considereth a field, and buyeth it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect.  [1913 Webster]
    "Consider, sir, the chance of war: the day
    Was yours by accident.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "England could grow into a posture of being more united at home, and more considered abroad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To estimate; to think; to regard; to view.  [1913 Webster]
    " The proper sense of consider is often blended with an idea of the result of considering; as, “Blessed is he that considereth the poor.” Ps. xli. 1.; i.e., considers with sympathy and pity. “Which [services] if I have not enough considered.” Shak.; i.e., requited as the sufficient considering of them would suggest. “Consider him liberally.” J. Hooker."  J. Hooker.
    "Considered as plays, his works are absurd."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To ponder; weigh; revolve; study; reflect or meditate on; contemplate; examine. See Ponder.
Considerv. i. 
  •  To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate.  [1913 Webster]
    "We will consider of your suit."  [1913 Webster]
    "'T were to consider too curiously, to consider so."  [1913 Webster]
    "She wished she had taken a moment to consider, before rushing down stairs."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To hesitate.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Consider, v.tr. (often absol.)
1 contemplate mentally, esp. in order to reach a conclusion.
2 examine the merits of (a course of action, a candidate, claim, etc.).
3 give attention to.
4 reckon with; take into account.
5 (foll. by that + clause) have the opinion.
6 (foll. by compl.) believe; regard as (consider it to be genuine; consider it settled).
7 (as considered adj.) formed after careful thought (a considered opinion).

Idiom
all things considered taking everything into account.
Etymology
ME f. OF considerer f. L considerare examine

THESAURUS

Consider

account, account as, adjudge, adjudicate, admit, admit exceptions, air, allow, allow for, analyze, assume, be abstracted, be afraid, be concerned, be judicious, be thoughtful of, bear in mind, believe, brood, canvass, care, chew over, chew the cud, cogitate, comment upon, concede, conceive, conclude, consider the circumstances, consider the source, contemplate, controvert, count, credit, daresay, deal with, debate, deduce, deem, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, digest, discount, discourse about, discuss, disregard, divine, dream, entertain thoughts of, envisage, envision, esteem, estimate, examine, exchange views, excogitate, exercise judgment, expect, express an opinion, eye, fancy, feel, form an opinion, gather, gauge, go into, grant, guess, handle, harbor an idea, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have in mind, have regard for, have the idea, have thoughts about, heed, hold, hold an idea, hold as, hold the thought, imagine, infer, inspect, introspect, investigate, judge, keep in mind, knock around, let, let be, lift temporarily, look at, look upon, look upon as, maintain, make allowance for, mark, meditate, mind, mull over, muse, new, note, observe, opine, pass under review, pay attention, perpend, pine, play around with, play with, ponder, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, provide for, provisionally accept, rap, rate, reason, reason about, reason the point, reck, reckon, reckon with, reflect, reflect upon, regard, relax, relax the condition, repute, respect, review, revolve, rule, ruminate, ruminate over, say, scan, scrutinize, see, sense, set aside, set down as, sift, speculate, study, suppose, surmise, suspect, take, take account of, take an interest, take for, take for granted, take into account, take into consideration, take it, take to be, take up, talk, talk about, talk of, talk over, think, think about, think of, think over, thresh out, toy with, treat, trow, understand, ventilate, view, view as, waive, ween, weigh

ROGET THESAURUS

Consider

Thought

VB think, reflect, cogitate, excogitate, consider, deliberate, bestow thought upon, bestow consideration upon, speculate, contemplate, meditate, ponder, muse, dream, ruminate, brood over, con over, animadvert, study, bend the mind, apply the mind, digest, discuss, hammer at, weigh, perpend, realize, appreciate, fancy, trow, take into consideration, take counsel, commune with oneself, bethink oneself, collect one's thoughts, revolve in the mind, turn over in the mind, run over in the mind, chew the cud upon, sleep upon, take counsel of one's pillow, advise with one's pillow, rack one's brains, ransack one's brains, crack one's brains, beat one's brains, cudgel one's brains, set one's brain to work, set one's wits to work, harbor an idea, entertain an idea, cherish an idea, nurture an idea, take into one's head, bear in mind, reconsider, occur, present itself, suggest itself, come into one's head, get into one's head, strike one, flit across the view, come uppermost, run in one s head, enter the mind, pass in the mind, cross the mind, flash on the mind, flash across the mind, float in the mind, fasten itself on the mind, be uppermost in the mind, occupy the mind, have in one's mind, make an impression, sink into the mind, penetrate into the mind, engross the thoughts.

Attention

VB be attentive, attend, advert to, observe, look, see, view, remark, notice, regard, take notice, mark, give attention to, pay attention to, pay heed to, give heed to, incline an ear to, lend an ear to, trouble one's head about, give a thought to, animadvert to, occupy oneself with, contemplate, look at, look to, look after, look into, look over, see to, turn the mind to, bend the mind to, apply the mind to, direct the mind to, give the mind to, turn the eye to, bend the eye to, apply the eye to, direct the eye to, give the eye to, turn the attention to, bend the attention to, apply the attention to, direct the attention to, give the attention to, have an eye to, have in one's eye, bear in mind, take into account, take into consideration, keep in sight, keep in view, have regard to, heed, mind, take cognizance of entertain, recognize, make note of, take note of, note, examine cursorily, glance at, glance upon, glance over, cast the eyes over, pass the eyes over, run over, turn over the leaves, dip into, perstringe, skim, take a cursory view of, examine, examine closely, examine intently, scan, scrutinize, consider, give one's mind to, bend one's mind to, overhaul, revise, pore over, inspect, review, pass under review, take stock of, fix the eye on, rivet attention on, fix attention on, devote the eye to, fix the mind on, devote the thoughts to, hear out, think out, mind one's business, revert to, watch hearken to, listen to, prick up the ears, have the eyes open, keep the eyes open, come to the point, meet with attention, fall under one's notice, fall under one's observation, be under consideration, catch the eye, strike the eye, attract notice, catch the attention, awaken the attention, wake the attention, invite the attention, solicit the attention, attract the attention, claim the attention excite the attention, engage the attention, occupy the attention, strike the attention, arrest the attention, fix the attention, engross the attention, absorb the attention, rivet the attention, catch the mind, awaken the mind, wake the mind, invite the mind, solicit the mind, attract the mind, claim the mind excite the mind, engage the mind, occupy the mind, strike the mind, arrest the mind, fix the mind, engross the mind, absorb the mind, rivet the mind, catch the thoughts, awaken the thoughts, wake the thoughts, invite the thoughts, solicit the thoughts, attract the thoughts, claim the thoughts excite the thoughts, engage the thoughts, occupy the thoughts, strike the thoughts, arrest the thoughts, fix the thoughts, engross the thoughts, absorb the thoughts, rivet the thoughts, be present to the mind, be uppermost in the mind, bring under one's notice, point out, point to, point at, point the finger at, lay the finger on, indigitate, indicate, direct attention to, call attention to, show, put a mark upon, call soldiers to 'attention', bring forward.

Inquiry

VB make inquiry, inquire, ask, seek, search, look for, look about for, look out for, scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, rummage, ransack, pry, peer, look round, look over, go over, look through, go through, spy, overhaul, ask about, inquire about, scratch the head, slap the forehead, look into every hole and corner, peer into every hole and corner, pry into every hole and corner, nose, trace up, search out, hunt down, hunt out, fish out, ferret out, unearth, leave no stone unturned, seek a clue, seek a clew, hunt, track, trail, mouse, dodge, trace, follow the trail, follow the scent, pursue, beat up one's quarters, fish for, feel for, investigate, take up an inquiry, institute an inquiry, pursue an inquiry, follow up an inquiry, conduct an inquiry, carry on an inquiry, carry out an inquiry, prosecute an inquiry, look at, look into, preexamine, discuss, canvass, agitate, examine, study, consider, calculate, dip into, dive into, delve into, go deep into, make sure of, probe, sound, fathom, probe to the bottom, probe to the quick, scrutinize, analyze, anatomize, dissect, parse, resolve, sift, winnow, view in all its phases, try in all its phases, thresh out, bring in question, bring into question, subject to examination, put to the proof, audit, tax, pass in review, take into consideration, take counsel, question, demand, put the question, pop the question, propose the question, propound the question, moot the question, start the question, raise the question, stir the question, suggest the question, put forth the question, ventilate the question, grapple with the question, go into a question, question, put to the question, interrogate, pump, subject to interrogation, subject to examination, cross-question, cross-examine, press for an answer, give the third degree, put to the inquisition, dodge, catechize, require an answer, pick the brains of, suck the brains of, feel the pulse, get the lay of the land, see how the wind is blowing, put one's ear to the ground, be in question, undergo examination.

Reasoning,

VB reason, argue, discuss, debate, dispute, wrangle, argufy, bandy words, bandy arguments, chop logic, hold an argument, carry on an argument, controvert, canvass, comment upon, moralize upon, spiritualize, consider, open a discussion, open a case, try conclusions, join issue, be at issue, moot, come to the point, stir a question, agitate a question, ventilate a question, torture a question, take up a side, take up a case, contend, take one's stand upon, insist, lay stress on, infer, follow from.

Judgment

VB judge, conclude, come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, determine, make up one's mind, deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, make a deduction, weet, ween, form an estimate, estimate, appreciate, value, count, assess, rate, rank, account, regard, consider, think of, look upon, review, size up, settle, pass an opinion, give an opinion, decide, try, pronounce, rule, pass judgment, pass sentence, sentence, doom, find, give judgment, deliver judgment, adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, award, report, bring in a verdict, make absolute, set a question at rest, confirm, comment, criticize, kibitz, pass under review, investigate, hold the scales, sit in judgment, try judgment, hear a cause.

Belief

VB believe, credit, give faith to, give credit to, credence to, see, realize, assume, receive, set down for, take for, have it, take it, consider, esteem, presume, count upon, depend upon, calculate upon, pin one's faith upon, reckon upon, lean upon, build upon, rely upon, rest upon, lay one's account for, make sure of, make oneself easy about, on that score, take on trust, take on credit, take for granted, take for gospel, allow some weight to, attach some weight to, know, know for certain, have know, make no doubt, doubt not, be, rest assured, persuade oneself, assure oneself, satisfy oneself, make up one's mind, give one credit for, confide in, believe in, put one's trust in, place in, repose in, implicit confidence in, take one's word for, at one's word, place reliance on, rely upon, swear by, regard to, think, hold, take, take it, opine, be of opinion, conceive, trow, ween, fancy, apprehend, have it, hold a belief, possess, entertain a belief, adopt a belief, imbibe a belief, embrace a belief, get hold of a belief, hazard, foster, nurture a belief, cherish a belief, have an opinion, hold an opinion, possess, entertain an opinion, adopt an opinion, imbibe an opinion, embrace an opinion, get hold of an opinion, hazard an opinion, foster an opinion, nurture an opinion, cherish an opinion, view as, consider as, take as, hold as, conceive as, regard as, esteem as, deem as, look upon as, account as, set down as, surmise, get it into one's head, take it into one's head, come round to an opinion, swallow, cause to be believed, satisfy, persuade, have the ear of, gain the confidence of, assure, convince, convict, convert, wean, bring round, bring over, win over, indoctrinate, cram down the throat, produce conviction, carry conviction, bring home to, drive home to, go down, find credence, pass current, be received, be current, possess, take hold of, take possession of the mind.


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