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considering

conjunction

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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considering

verb
present participle of consider

Synonyms & Antonyms of considering (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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

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“Considering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/considering. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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