considering

preposition
con·​sid·​er·​ing | \ kən-ˈsi-d(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce considering (audio) \

Definition of considering

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in view of : taking into account he did well considering his limitations

considering

conjunction

Definition of considering (Entry 2 of 2)

: inasmuch as considering he was new at the job, he did quite well

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Synonyms: Conjunction

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Examples of considering in a Sentence

Conjunction considering the police have almost nothing to go on, I wouldn't expect the case to be solved anytime soon

First Known Use of considering

Preposition

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Conjunction

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of considering was in the 14th century

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“Considering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/considering. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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considering

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English Language Learners Definition of considering

: when you think about or consider (something)

considering

preposition
con·​sid·​er·​ing | \ kən-ˈsi-də-riŋ How to pronounce considering (audio) \

Kids Definition of considering

: taking into account She gets around pretty well considering her age.

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