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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•sid•er /kənˈsɪdɚ/USA pronunciation   v. 
  1. to think carefully or seriously about;
    ponder: [+ object]The committee is considering its next move.[no object]The salesman gave us no time to consider.[+ verb-ing (+ object)]He considered taking a new job.
  2. [not: be + ~-ing] to think of or believe (something) to be a certain way;have an opinion about: [+ object (+ as) + adjective]I consider the matter (as) settled.[+ object + noun]I consider him a first-rate mechanic.
  3. [+ object] to bear in mind;
    make allowance for: Her behavior was justified if you consider her reasons.
  4. to treat with thoughtfulness;
    show consideration for:[+ object]to consider other people's feelings.
    consider is a verb, considerate and considerable are adjectives, consideration is a noun:I consider him a friend. He is a considerate gentleman. They have considerable wealth. After some consideration, I decided to quit my job.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•sid•er  (kən sidər),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to think carefully about, esp. in order to make a decision;
    reflect on:He considered the cost before buying the new car.
  2. to regard as or deem to be:I consider the story improbable.
  3. to think, believe, or suppose:We consider his reply unsatisfactory.
  4. to bear in mind;
    make allowance for:The arrest was justified if you consider his disorderly behavior.
  5. to pay attention to;
    regard:He considered the man for some time before speaking to him.
  6. to regard with respect, thoughtfulness, honor, etc.;
  7. to think about (something that one might do, accept, buy, etc.):to consider a job in Guatemala.
  8. [Obs.]to view attentively;
  9. [Obs.]to recompense or remunerate.

  1. to think deliberately or carefully;
  2. to view carefully or thoughtfully.
con•sider•er, n. 
  • Latin consīderāre to examine, equivalent. to con- con- + sīder- (stem of sīdus) star-group, sky (see sidereal) + -āre infinitive suffix
  • Anglo-French)
  • Middle English consideren ( 1350–1400
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged ponder, deliberate, weigh. See  study 1.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
consider /kənˈsɪdə/ vb (mainly tr)
  1. (also intr) to think carefully about or ponder on (a problem, decision, etc); contemplate
  2. (may take a clause as object) to judge, deem, or have as an opinion: I consider him a fool
  3. to have regard for; respect: consider your mother's feelings
  4. to look at; regard: he considered her face
  5. (may take a clause as object) to bear in mind as possible or acceptable: when buying a car consider this make
  6. to describe or discuss
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin consīderāre to inspect closely, literally: to observe the stars, from sīdus star

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