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consider

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of consider

  1. 1 to think of in a particular way <I consider him a very good friend> Synonyms account, call, count, esteem, hold, look (on or upon), rate, reckon, regard, set down, view Related Words believe, deem, feel, sense, think; conceive, fancy, imagine Phrases take for

  2. 2 to give serious and careful thought to <carefully considering our options> Synonyms chew over, cogitate, ponder, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, pore (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with)Related Words muse (upon), reflect (on or upon), reminisce; analyze, explore, review; conclude, reason; second-guess, speculate (about); brood (about or over), dwell (on or upon), fixate (on or upon), fret (about or over), obsess (about or over); believe, conceive, opine; absorb, assimilate, digest, drink (in)Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, overlook, slight; dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject

  3. 3 to have as an opinion <consider the price too high> Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, believe, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, thinkRelated Words regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject

  4. 4 to give consideration to (as unexpected circumstances or contingencies) <I had to consider the commute in deciding whether to take the job> Synonyms allow, factor (in or into), provide (for), regardRelated Words accommodate, adapt, adjust, condition; anticipate, contemplate, envisage, expect, foresee; assume, presume, presuppose; plan; calculate, faceNear Antonyms factor (out)Antonyms discount, disregard

  5. 5 to think very highly or favorably of <her well-considered novels have seldom been best sellers> Synonyms appreciate, admire, esteem, regard, respectRelated Words acclaim, accredit, applaud, approve, commend, compliment, credit, praise; delight (in), drink (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour); dig, fancy, favor, groove (on), like, love; adore, adulate, canonize, deify, dote (on), hallow, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; cherish, love, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; condemn, decry, deplore, disapprove, discount, discountenance, disdain, disfavor, dislike, dismiss, disregard, frown (on or upon), kiss off, scorn, vilify





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