[kuh n-sid-uh-rey-shuh n] /kənˌsɪd əˈreɪ ʃən/
the act of considering; careful thought; meditation; deliberation:
I will give your project full consideration.
something that is or is to be kept in mind in making a decision, evaluating facts, etc.:
Age was an important consideration in the decision.
thoughtful or sympathetic regard or respect; thoughtfulness for others:
They showed no consideration for his feelings.
a thought or reflection; an opinion based upon reflection.
a recompense or payment, as for work done; compensation.
importance or consequence.
He is held in great consideration by the community.
in consideration of,
take into consideration, to take into account; consider:
We failed to take into consideration the large number of tourists attending the exhibition.
the act or an instance of considering; deliberation; contemplation
take into consideration, to bear in mind; consider
under consideration, being currently discussed or deliberated
a fact or circumstance to be taken into account when making a judgment or decision
on no consideration, for no reason whatsoever; never
thoughtfulness for other people; kindness
payment for a service; recompense; fee
thought resulting from deliberation; opinion
(law) the promise, object, etc, given by one party to persuade another to enter into a contract
in consideration of
mid-14c., “a beholding, looking at,” also “keeping in mind,” from Old French consideracion (12c., Modern French considération), from Latin considerationem (nominative consideratio) “consideration, contemplation, reflection,” noun of action from past participle stem of considerare (see consider). Meaning “a taking into account” is from mid-15c.; that of “something given in payment” is from c.1600.
[kuh n-sid-erd] /kənˈsɪd ərd/ adjective 1. thought about or decided upon with care: a considered opinion. 2. regarded with respect or esteem: a highly considered person. [kuh n-sid-er] /kənˈsɪd ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on: He considered the cost before buying […]
- Considered harmful
Edsger W. Dijkstra’s note in the March 1968 “Communications of the ACM”, “Goto Statement Considered Harmful”, fired the first salvo in the structured programming wars. Amusingly, the ACM considered the resulting acrimony sufficiently harmful that it will (by policy) no longer print an article taking so assertive a position against a coding practice. In the […]
[kuh n-sid-er-ing] /kənˈsɪd ər ɪŋ/ preposition 1. taking into account; in view of: The campaign was a great success, considering the strong opposition. adverb 2. Informal. with all things (used only after the statement it modifies): He paints very well, considering. conjunction 3. taking into consideration that: Considering they are newcomers, they’ve adjusted very well. […]
[kawn-see-lye-re] /ˌkɔn siˈlyɛ rɛ/ noun, plural consiglieri [kawn-see-lye-ree] /ˌkɔn siˈlyɛ ri/ (Show IPA). Italian. 1. a member of a criminal organization or syndicate who serves as an adviser to the leader. /ˌkɒnsɪglɪˈɛərɪ/ noun 1. a trusted adviser, esp in a criminal organization