Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Conservative Party ... Constantine

CONSIDER

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does consider mean? 

CONSIDER (verb)
  The verb CONSIDER has 9 senses:

1. deem to be
2. give careful consideration to
3. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
4. show consideration for; take into account
5. think about carefully; weigh
6. judge or regard; look upon; judge
7. look at attentively
8. look at carefully; study mentally
9. regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem

  Familiarity information: CONSIDER used as a verb is familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSIDER (verb)


Sense 1consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Deem to be

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

view; regard; consider; reckon; see

Context examples:

She views this quite differently from me / I consider her to be shallow / I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

believe; conceive; consider; think (judge or regard; look upon; judge)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

abstract (consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically)

reify (consider an abstract concept to be real)

idealise; idealize (consider or render as ideal)

deem; hold; take for; view as (keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view)

esteem; prise; prize; respect; value (regard highly; think much of)

disesteem; disrespect (have little or no respect for; hold in contempt)

make (consider as being)

capitalise; capitalize (consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses)

appreciate; prize; treasure; value (hold dear)

favor; favour (consider as the favorite)

identify (consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else)

expect (consider reasonable or due)

receive (regard favorably or with disapproval)

reconsider (consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing)

reconsider (consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, in legislation)

include (consider as part of something)

consider (regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem)

call (consider or regard as being)

like (feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard)

relativise; relativize (consider or treat as relative)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give careful consideration to

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

consider; study

Context example:

consider the possibility of moving

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

chew over; contemplate; excogitate; meditate; mull; mull over; muse; ponder; reflect; ruminate; speculate; think over (reflect deeply on a subject)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

compare; equate; liken (consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Sense 3consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

look at; deal; consider; take

Context examples:

Take the case of China / Consider the following case

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

think about (have on one's mind, think about actively)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

warm to (become excited about)

abstract (consider apart from a particular case or instance)

dally; play; trifle (consider not very seriously)

contemplate (consider as a possibility)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 4consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Show consideration for; take into account

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

weigh; count; consider

Context examples:

You must consider her age / The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Sentence example:

They consider their earnings this year


Sense 5consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Think about carefully; weigh

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

moot; deliberate; debate; consider; turn over

Context examples:

They considered the possibility of a strike / Turn the proposal over in your mind

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

discuss; hash out; talk over (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

think twice (consider and reconsider carefully)

wrestle (engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate)

debate (argue with one another)

premeditate (consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand)

see (deliberate or decide)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something PP
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE

Sentence example:

They consider moving


Sense 6consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Judge or regard; look upon; judge

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

think; believe; conceive; consider

Context examples:

I think he is very smart / I believe her to be very smart / I think that he is her boyfriend / The racist conceives such people to be inferior

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

evaluate; judge; pass judgment (form a critical opinion of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

hold (remain committed to)

consider; reckon; regard; see; view (deem to be)

feel (have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude)

esteem; look on; look upon; regard as; repute; take to be; think of (look on as or consider)

think (dispose the mind in a certain way)

rethink (change one's mind)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 7consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look at attentively

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

regard; consider

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

look (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 8consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look at carefully; study mentally

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

view; look at; consider

Context example:

view a problem

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

analyse; analyze; canvas; canvass; examine; study (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consider"):

contemplate (look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought)

groak (look or stare at longingly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 9consider [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Context example:

Please consider your family

Hypernyms (to "consider" is one way to...):

consider; reckon; regard; see; view (deem to be)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Patience is a virtue." (English proverb)

"Make my enemy brave and strong, so that if defeated, I will not be ashamed." (Native American proverb, tribe unknown)

"Complaining to someone other than God is disgraceful." (Arabic proverb)

"Through falls and stumbles, one learns to walk." (Corsican proverb)

 CONSIDER: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0759 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: