consider attentively


consider attentively
index deliberate, probe

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  • Consider — Con*sid er (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Considered} (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Considering}.] [F. consid[ e]rer, L. considerare, sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con + sidus, sideris, star,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consider — ► VERB 1) think carefully about. 2) believe or think. 3) take into account when making a judgement. 4) look attentively at. ORIGIN Latin considerare examine , perhaps from sidus star …   English terms dictionary

  • consider — considerer, n. /keuhn sid euhr/, v.t. 1. to think carefully about, esp. in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on: He considered the cost before buying the new car. 2. to regard as or deem to be: I consider the story improbable. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • consider — con•sid•er [[t]kənˈsɪd ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to think carefully about, esp. in order to make a decision; contemplate; ponder 2) to regard as or deem to be: I consider the matter settled[/ex] 3) to think, believe, or suppose 4) to bear in mind; make… …   From formal English to slang

  • consider — /kənˈsɪdə / (say kuhn siduh) verb (t) 1. to contemplate mentally; meditate or reflect on. 2. to regard as or deem to be: I consider the examination is justified. 3. to think; suppose. 4. to make allowance for. 5. to pay attention to; regard: he… …   Australian English dictionary

  • consider — verb 1》 think carefully about.     ↘believe to be.     ↘take into account when making a judgement. 2》 look attentively at. Phrases all things considered taking everything into account. Origin ME: from OFr. considerer, from L. considerare examine …   English new terms dictionary

  • deliberate — de·lib·er·ate 1 /di li bə ˌrāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vi: to think about and weigh or discuss issues and decisions carefully the jury retired to deliberate vt: to think about or evaluate de·lib·er·ate 2 /di li bə rət/ adj …   Law dictionary

  • Science and mathematics from the Renaissance to Descartes — George Molland Early in the nineteenth century John Playfair wrote for the Encyclopaedia Britannica a long article entitled ‘Dissertation; exhibiting a General View of the Progress of Mathematics and Physical Science, since the Revival of Letters …   History of philosophy

  • Ponder — Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pondered — Ponder Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English