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consideration

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of consideration

  1. 1 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something <after much consideration we decided to make an offer on the house> Synonyms account, advisement, debate, deliberation, reflection, study, thought Related Words cogitation, contemplation, meditation, pondering, rumination; introspection; agonizing, hesitation, indecision; premeditation Antonyms short shrift

  2. 2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services <since it was pro bono work, no consideration was made> Synonyms compensation, payment, pay, recompense, remittance, remuneration, requitalRelated Words salary, stipend, wage(s); disbursement, expenditure, outlay; rebate, refund; indemnity, recoupment, redress, reparation, restitution; adjustment, settlement; deposit; reimbursement, repayment; prepayment; overpayment; rent, rental





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