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Definition 1: a considerate and thoughtful act - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for consideration in the sense of this definition

(consideration is a kind of ...) a kind act

Definition 2: kind and considerate regard for others - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • he showed no consideration for her feelings

Synonyms for consideration in the sense of this definition

(consideration is a kind of ...) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

(... is a kind of consideration ) the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others

(... is a kind of consideration ) consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

Definition 3: the process of giving careful thought to something - [noun denoting cognition]

(consideration is a kind of ...) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

"thinking always made him frown" "she paused for thought"

(... is a kind of consideration ) careful consideration

"a little deliberation would have deterred them"

(... is a kind of consideration ) a systematic consideration

"he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"

(... is a kind of consideration ) a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

Definition 4: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • another consideration is the time it would take

Synonyms for consideration in the sense of this definition

(consideration is a kind of ...) knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

(... is a kind of consideration ) something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary

"he considered misrule a justification for revolution"

(... is a kind of consideration ) (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense

Definition 5: a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting) - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour

(consideration is a kind of ...) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

(... is a kind of consideration ) a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision

Definition 6: a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for consideration in the sense of this definition

(consideration is a kind of ...) a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services

(... is a kind of consideration ) something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises

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