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Definition 1: deem to be - [verb of cognition]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) judge or regard; look upon; judge

"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"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider reasonable or due

"I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically

(... is a kind of consider ) consider an abstract concept to be real

(... is a kind of consider ) consider or render as ideal

"She idealized her husband after his death"

(... is a kind of consider ) keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view

"take for granted" "view as important" "hold these truths to be self-evident" "I hold him personally responsible"

(... is a kind of consider ) regard highly; think much of

"I respect his judgement" "We prize his creativity"

(... is a kind of consider ) have little or no respect for; hold in contempt

(... is a kind of consider ) consider as being

"It wasn't the problem some people made it"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses

(... is a kind of consider ) consider as the favorite

"The local team was favored"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

"He identified with the refugees"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider or treat as relative

(... is a kind of consider ) regard favorably or with disapproval

"Her new collection of poems was not well received"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing

"Won't you reconsider your decision?"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it

(... is a kind of consider ) consider as part of something

"I include you in the list of culprits"

(... is a kind of consider ) regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem

"Please consider your family"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider or regard as being

"I would not call her beautiful"

(... is a kind of consider ) feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard

"How did you like the President's speech last night?"

(... is a kind of consider ) hold dear

"I prize these old photographs"

(consider has a similar meaning as ...) make sense of; assign a meaning to

"What message do you see in this letter?" "How do you interpret his behavior?"

Definition 2: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes - [verb of cognition]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Take the case of China
  • Consider the following case

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) have on one's mind, think about actively

"I'm thinking about my friends abroad" "She always thinks about her children first"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider as a possibility

"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider not very seriously

"He is trifling with her" "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider apart from a particular case or instance

"Let's abstract away from this particular example"

(... is a kind of consider ) become excited about

"He warmed to the idea of a trip to Antarctica"

Definition 3: regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem - [verb of cognition]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please consider your family

(consider is a kind of ...) deem to be

"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"

Definition 4: judge or regard; look upon; judge - [verb of cognition]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of consider ) remain committed to

"I hold to these ideas"

(... is a kind of consider ) change one's mind

"He rethought his decision to take a vacation"

(... is a kind of consider ) dispose the mind in a certain way

"Do you really think so?"

(... is a kind of consider ) look on as or consider

"she looked on this affair as a joke" "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician" "He is reputed to be intelligent"

(... is a kind of consider ) have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude

"She felt small and insignificant" "You make me feel naked" "I made the students feel different about themselves"

(... is a kind of consider ) deem to be

"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"

Definition 5: show consideration for; take into account - [verb of communication]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: think about carefully; weigh - [verb of communication]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

"We discussed our household budget"

(... is a kind of consider ) deliberate or decide

"See whether you can come tomorrow" "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand

"premeditated murder"

(... is a kind of consider ) argue with one another

"We debated the question of abortion" "John debated Mary"

(... is a kind of consider ) engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate

"I wrestled with this decision for years"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider and reconsider carefully

"Think twice before you have a child"

(consider has a similar meaning as ...) give careful consideration to

"consider the possibility of moving"

Definition 7: give careful consideration to - [verb of perception]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • consider the possibility of moving

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) reflect deeply on a subject

"I mulled over the events of the afternoon" "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years" "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider as relevant when making a decision

"You must factor in the recent developments"

(... is a kind of consider ) consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

"We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans" "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"

(consider has a similar meaning as ...) think about carefully; weigh

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

Definition 8: look at attentively - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards

"She looked over the expanse of land" "Look at your child!" "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

Definition 9: look at carefully; study mentally - [verb of perception]

Samples where consider or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • view a problem

Synonyms for consider in the sense of this definition

(consider is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

(... is a kind of consider ) look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought

"contemplate one's navel"

(... is a kind of consider ) look or stare at longingly

"The dog was groaking his master who was eating a sausage"

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