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consider

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1 to think of in a particular way
  • I consider him a very good friend.
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take for

2 to give serious and careful thought to
  • carefully considering our options
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beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel one's brains (about), look at

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3 to have as an opinion
  • consider the price too high
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4 to give consideration to (as unexpected circumstances or contingencies)
  • I had to consider the commute in deciding whether to take the job.
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figure on, reckon with, take account of, take into account

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5 to think very highly or favorably of
  • Her well-considered novels have seldom been best sellers.
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set store by (or on)

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Synonym Discussion of consider

consider, study, contemplate, weigh mean to think about in order to arrive at a judgment or decision. consider may suggest giving thought to in order to reach a suitable conclusion, opinion, or decision.
    • refused even to consider my proposal
study implies sustained purposeful concentration and attention to details and minutiae.
    • study the plan closely
contemplate stresses focusing one's thoughts on something but does not imply coming to a conclusion or decision.
    • contemplate the consequences of refusing
weigh implies attempting to reach the truth or arrive at a decision by balancing conflicting claims or evidence.
    • weigh the pros and cons of the case


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