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consideration

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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

considerationn. [L. consideratio: cf. F. considération.].
  •  The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let us think with consideration."  [1913 Webster]
    "Consideration, like an angel, came."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence.  [1913 Webster]
    "The undersigned has the honor to repeat to Mr. Hulseman the assurance of his high consideration."  [1913 Webster]
    "The consideration with which he was treated."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.  [1913 Webster]
    "Consideration for the poor is a doctrine of the church."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lucan is the only author of consideration among the Latin poets who was not explained for . . . the Dauphin."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was obliged, antecedent to all other considerations, to search an asylum."  [1913 Webster]
    "Some considerations which are necessary to the forming of a correct judgment."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Bouvier.  [1913 Webster]
    " Consideration is what is done, or promised to be done, in exchange for a promise, and “as a mere advantage to the promisor without detriment to the promisee would not avail, the proper test is detriment to the promisee.”"  Wharton.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

consideration, n.
1 the act of considering; careful thought.
2 thoughtfulness for others; being considerate.
3 a fact or a thing taken into account in deciding or judging something.
4 compensation; a payment or reward.
5 Law (in a contractual agreement) anything given or promised or forborne by one party in exchange for the promise or undertaking of another.
6 archaic importance or consequence.

Idiom
in consideration of in return for; on account of. take into consideration include as a factor, reason, etc.; make allowance for. under consideration being considered.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L consideratio -onis (as consider)

THESAURUS

consideration

TLC, Trinkgeld, accent, accommodatingness, account, action, admiration, adoration, advertence, advertency, advisement, agreeableness, airing, alertness, ambition, amends, analysis, anticipation, apotheosis, application, appreciation, approbation, approval, argument, argumentum, aspiration, assiduity, assiduousness, assumption, atonement, attention, attention span, attentiveness, attitude, award, awareness, awe, baksheesh, balance, ballast, basis, blood money, bonus, bounty, breathless adoration, bribe, brooding, buzz session, calling, canvassing, care, carefulness, caring, case, cause, caution, circumspection, circumspectness, climate of opinion, cogitation, colloquium, common belief, community sentiment, compassion, compensation, complaisance, conceit, concentration, concept, conception, concern, concernment, conclusion, condemnation, conference, cons, consciousness, consensus gentium, consequence, consequentiality, considerateness, contemplation, cool judgment, counsel, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, courtesy, credit, damages, debate, debating, decision, decree, deference, deification, deliberation, delicacy, deliverance, determination, diagnosis, dialectic, dialogue, dictum, diligence, discreetness, discretion, discrimination, discussion, donative, doom, double time, duty, ear, earnestness, elenchus, emolument, emphasis, equipoise, equivalent, esteem, estimate, estimation, ethos, exaggerated respect, examination, excellence, exchange of views, eye, favor, fee, feeling, finding, forbearance, forethought, forum, general belief, give-and-take, goal, good judgment, gratuity, gravy, grease, great respect, ground, guerdon, guiding light, guiding star, heed, heedfulness, helpfulness, hero worship, high order, high rank, high regard, homage, honor, honorarium, idea, ideal, idolatry, idolization, ignoratio elenchi, import, importance, impression, incentive pay, indemnification, indemnity, inducement, indulgence, inspiration, intention, intentiveness, intentness, interest, investigation, joint discussion, judgment, judiciousness, kindliness, kindness, lagniappe, largess, leniency, liberality, lights, lodestar, logical analysis, logical discussion, loving care, lucubration, mainspring, makeweight, mark, materiality, matter, meditation, meed, mercy, merit, mind, mindfulness, moment, motive, musing, mystique, note, notice, notion, obligingness, observance, observation, offset, open discussion, open forum, opinion, order, palm oil, panel discussion, paramountcy, payment, perks, perquisite, personal judgment, plaidoyer, plea, pleading, point of view, policy, polity, pondering, popular belief, position, posture, pourboire, precedence, precedent, preeminence, premium, preparedness, prestige, presumption, prevailing belief, price, primacy, principle, priority, prognosis, pronouncement, pros, pros and cons, providence, prudence, prudentialism, public belief, public opinion, quarter, quid pro quo, quittance, rap, rap session, reaction, reason, recompense, redress, reflection, reflectiveness, refutation, regard, regardfulness, remark, remuneration, reparation, requital, requitement, resolution, respect, restitution, retribution, return, reverence, reverential regard, review, revolving, reward, ruling, rumination, sake, salvage, salve, satisfaction, score, self-importance, seminar, sentence, sentiment, setoff, sight, significance, smart money, solatium, solicitousness, solicitude, something extra, something of value, sound judgment, soundness of judgment, source, special pleading, speculation, sportula, spring, stance, stress, study, superiority, supremacy, sweetener, symposium, tact, tactfulness, talking point, tender loving care, theory, thinking, thought, thoughtfulness, tip, tit for tat, toleration, town meeting, treatment, ulterior motive, value, veneration, ventilation, verdict, view, vocation, way of thinking, weighing, weight, wergild, worship, worth

ROGET THESAURUS

consideration

Motive

N motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action, reason, ground, call, principle, by end, by purpose, mainspring, primum mobile, keystone, the why and the wherefore, pro and con, reason why, secret motive, arriere pensee, intention, inducement, consideration, attraction, loadstone, magnet, magnetism, magnetic force, allectation, allective, temptation, enticement, agacerie, allurement, witchery, bewitchment, bewitchery, charm, spell, fascination, blandishment, cajolery, seduction, seducement, honeyed words, voice of the tempter, song of the Sirens forbidden fruit, golden apple, persuasibility, persuasibleness, attractability, impressibility, susceptibility, softness, persuasiveness, attractiveness, tantalization, influence, prompting, dictate, instance, impulse, impulsion, incitement, incitation, press, instigation, provocation, inspiration, persuasion, suasion, encouragement, advocacy, exhortation, advice, solicitation, lobbyism, pull, incentive, stimulus, spur, fillip, whip, goad, ankus, rowel, provocative, whet, dram, bribe, lure, decoy, decoy duck, bait, trail of a red herring, bribery and corruption, sop, sop for Cerberus, prompter, tempter, seducer, seductor, instigator, firebrand, incendiary, Siren, Circe, agent provocateur, lobbyist, impulsive, motive, suasive, suasory, persuasive, persuasory, hortative, hortatory, protreptical, inviting, tempting suasive, suasory, seductive, attractive, fascinating, provocative, induced, disposed, persuadable, spellbound, instinct with, smitten with, infatuated, inspired, by, because, therefore, from this motive, from that motive, for this reason, for that reason, for, by reason of, for the sake of, count of, out of, from, as, forasmuch as, for all the world, on principle, fax mentis incendium gloriae, temptation hath a music for all ears, to beguile many and be beguiled by one.

Importance

N importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, import, significance, concern, emphasis, interest, greatness, superiority, notability, weight, value, usefulness, gravity, seriousness, solemnity, no joke, no laughing matter, pressure, urgency, stress, matter of life and death, memorabilia, notabilia, great doings, red-letter day, great thing, great point, main chance, the be all and the end all, cardinal point, substance, gist, sum and substance, gravamen, head and front, important part, principal part, prominent part, essential part, half the battle, sine qua non, breath of one's nostrils, cream, salt, core, kernel, heart, nucleus, keynote, keystone, corner stone, trump card, salient points, top sawyer, first fiddle, prima donna, chief, triton among the minnows, 'it', important, of importance, momentous, material, to the point, not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at, egregious, weighty, of note, notable, prominent, salient, signal, memorable, remarkable, unforgettable, worthy of remark, worthy of notice, never to be forgotten, stirring, eventful, grave, serious, earnest, noble, grand, solemn, impressive, commanding, imposing, urgent, pressing, critical, instant, paramount, essential, vital, all-absorbing, radical, cardinal, chief, main, prime, primary, principal, leading, capital, foremost, overruling, of vital importance in the front rank, first-rate, superior, considerable, marked, rare, significant, telling, trenchant, emphatic, pregnant, tanti, materially, in the main, above all, kat' exochin, par excellence, to crown all, to beat all, expende Hannibalem!.

Giving

N giving, bestowal, bestowment, donation, presentation, presentment, accordance, concession, delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowment, investment, investiture, award, almsgiving, charity, liberality, generosity, gift, donation, present, cadeau, fairing, free gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolation, lagniappe, pilon, grace, act of grace, bonus, allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention, bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation, dot, appanage, voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance, amortization, alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule, donative, help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula, Christmas box, Easter offering, vail, douceur, drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld, bakshish, fee, consideration, bribe, bait, ground bait, peace offering, handsel, boodle, graft, grease, blat, giver, grantor, donor, feoffer, settlor, giving, given, allowed, allowable, concessional, communicable, charitable, eleemosynary, sportulary, tributary, gratis, donative, auctor pretiosa facit, ex dono, res est ingeniosa dare.

Substitution

N substitution, commutation, supplanting, metaphor, metonymy, substitute, ersatz, makeshift, temporary expedient, replacement, succedaneum, shift, pis aller, stopgap, jury rigging, jury mast, locum tenens, warming pan, dummy, scapegoat, double, changeling, quid pro quo, alternative, representative, palimpsest, price, purchase money, consideration, equivalent, substituted, ersatz, phony, vicarious, subdititious, instead, in place of, in lieu of, in the stead of, in the room of, faute de mieux.

Reward

N reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon, price, indemnity, indemnification, quittance, compensation, reparation, redress, satisfaction, reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop, atonement, retribution, consideration, return, quid pro quo, salvage, perquisite, vail, douceur, bribe, hush money, smart money, blackmail, extortion, carcelage, solatium, allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensation, pay, payment, emolument, tribute, batta, shot, scot, bonus, premium, tip, fee, honorarium, hire, dasturi, dustoori, mileage, crown, remunerative, remuneratory, munerary, compensatory, retributive, reparatory, rewarding, satisfactory, fideli certa merces, honor virtutis praemium, tibi seris tibi metis.

Benevolence

N benevolence, Christian charity, God's love, God's grace, good will, philanthropy, unselfishness, good nature, good feeling, good wishes, kindness, kindliness, loving-kindness, benignity, brotherly love, charity, humanity, fellow-feeling, sympathy, goodness of heart, warmth of heart, bonhomie, kind-heartedness, amiability, milk of human kindness, tenderness, love, friendship, toleration, consideration, generosity, mercy, charitableness, bounty, almsgiving, good works, beneficence, the luxury of doing good, acts of kindness, a good turn, good offices, kind offices good treatment, kind treatment, good Samaritan, sympathizer, bon enfant, altruist, benevolent, kind, kindly, well-meaning, amiable, obliging, accommodating, indulgent, gracious, complacent, good-humored, warm-hearted, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, large-hearted, broad- hearted, merciful, charitable, beneficent, humane, benignant, bounteous, bountiful, good-natured, well-natured, spleenless, sympathizing, sympathetic, complaisant, well-meant, well-intentioned, fatherly, motherly, brotherly, sisterly, paternal, maternal, fraternal, sororal, friendly, with a good intention, with the best intentions, Int, Godspeed!, much good may it do!, act a charity sometimes, a tender heart, a will inflexible, de mortuis nil nisi bonum, say only good things about the dead, don't speak ill of the dead, kind words are more than coronets, quando amigo pide no hay manana, the social smile, the sympathetic tear.

Respect

N respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, admiration, approbation, homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflection, kneeling prostration, obsequiousness, salaam, kowtow, bow, presenting arms, salute, respects, regards, duty, devoirs, egards, devotion, respecting, respectful, deferential, decorous, reverential, obsequious, ceremonious, bareheaded, cap in hand, on one's knees, prostrate, respected, in high esteem, in high estimation, time-honored, venerable, emeritus, in deference to, with all respect, with all due respect, with due respect, with the highest respect, with submission, saving your grace, saving your presence, salva sit reverentia, pace tanti nominis, Int, hail!, all hail!, esto perpetua!, may your shadow never be less!, and pluck up drowned honor by the locks, his honor rooted in dishonor stood, honor pricks me on.

Thought

N thought, exercitation of the intellect, exercise of the intellect, intellection, reflection, cogitation, consideration, meditation, study, lucubration, speculation, deliberation, pondering, head work, brain work, cerebration, deep reflection, close study, application, abstract thought, abstraction contemplation, musing, brown study, reverie, Platonism, depth of thought, workings of the mind, thoughts, inmost thoughts, self-counsel self-communing, self- consultation, philosophy of the Absolute, philosophy of the Academy, philosophy of the Garden, philosophy of the lyceum, philosophy of the Porch, association of thought, succession of thought, flow of thought, train of thought, current of thought, association of ideas, succession of ideas, flow of ideas, train of ideas, current of ideas, after thought, mature thought, reconsideration, second thoughts, retrospection, excogitation, examination, invention, thoughtfulness, thinking, thoughtful, pensive, meditative, reflective, museful, wistful, contemplative, speculative, deliberative, studious, sedate, introspective, Platonic, philosophical, lost in thought, deep musing, in the mind, under consideration, all things considered, the mind being on the stretch, the mind turning upon, the head turning upon, the mind running upon, divinely, bent to meditation, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, fresh- pluckt from bowers of never-failing thought, go speed the stars of Thought, in maiden meditation fancy-free, so sweet is zealous contemplation, the power of thought is the magic of the Mind, those that think must govern those that toil, thought is parent of the deed, thoughts in attitudes imperious, thoughts that breathe and words that burn, vivere est cogitare, Volk der Dichter und Denker.

Idea

N idea, notion, conception, thought, apprehension, impression, perception, image, eidolon, sentiment, reflection, observation, consideration, abstract idea, archetype, formative notion, guiding conception, organizing conception, image in the mind, regulative principle, view, theory, conceit, fancy, phantasy, point of view, field of view.

Attention

N attention, mindfulness, presence of mind, intentness, intentiveness, alertness, thought, advertence, advertency, observance, observation, consideration, reflection, perpension, heed, heedfulness, particularity, notice, regard, circumspection, diligence, study, scrutiny inspection, introspection, revision, revisal, active application, diligent application, exclusive application, minute application, close application, intense application, deep application, profound application, abstract application, labored application, deliberate application, active attention, diligent attention, exclusive attention, minute attention, close attention, intense attention, deep attention, profound attention, abstract attention, labored attention, deliberate attention, active thought, diligent thought, exclusive thought, minute thought, close thought, intense thought, deep thought, profound thought, abstract thought, labored thought, deliberate thought, active study, diligent study, exclusive study, minute study, close study, intense study, deep study, profound study, abstract study, labored study, deliberate study, minuteness, attention to detail, absorption of mind, indication, calling attention to, attentive, mindful, observant, regardful, alive to, awake to, observing, alert, open-eyed, intent on, taken up with, occupied with, engaged in, engrossed in, wrapped in, absorbed, rapt, transfixed, riveted, mesmerized, hypnotized, glued to (the TV, the window, a book), breathless, preoccupied, watchful, breathless, undistracted, upon the stretch, on the watch, steadfast, interesting, engrossing, mesmerizing, riveting, Int, see!, look, look here, look you, look to it!, mark!, lo!, behold!, soho!, hark, hark ye!, mind!, halloo!, observe!, lo and behold!, attention!, nota bene, N, B, note well, I'd have you to know, notice!, O yes!, Oyez!, dekko!, ecco!, yoho!, this is to give notice, these are to give notice, dictum sapienti sat est, a word to the wise is sufficient, finem respice, Attention! Now hear this! Oyez!, Achtung, vnimanie, chui.

Qualification

N qualification, limitation, modification, coloring, allowance, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances, mitigation, condition, proviso, prerequisite, contingency, stipulation, provision, specification, sine qua non, catch, string, strings attached, exemption, exception, escape clause, salvo, saving clause, discount, restriction, fine print, qualifying, qualified, conditioned, restricted, hedged, conditional, exceptional, hypothetical, contingent, provided, provided that, provided always, if, unless, but, yet, according as, conditionally, admitting, supposing, on the supposition of, with the understanding, even, although, though, for all that, after all, at all events, approximately, in a limited degree (smallness), somewhat, sort of, something like that, to a certain extent, to a degree, in a sense, so to speak, with grains of allowance, cum grano salis, with a grain of salt, exceptis excipiendis, wind and weather permitting, if possible, subject to, conditioned upon, with this proviso, if the good lord is willing and the creeks don't r, catch-, Degrees of Evidence.


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