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consideration

noun

Synonyms of consideration

1 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something
  • after much consideration we decided to make an offer on the house

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Antonyms for consideration

  • short shrift
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

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

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“Consideration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consideration. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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