considerverbuk /kənˈsɪd.ər/ us /-ɚ/
consider verb (POSSIBILITY)
- Would you consider fostering a child?
- The council is considering banning vehicles from the town centre to relieve congestion.
- "Have you decided what to do?" "No, I'm still considering the various possibilities."
- I considered applying to university, but I eventually decided to go to the local poly.
- Have you ever considered a career in the police force?
- agonize over/about sth
- chew sth over
- chew the cud idiom
- chew your cud idiom
- joined-up thinking
- lateral thinking
- let me see/let's see idiom
- let's see idiom
- take sth into account idiom
- the thought crosses sb's mind idiom
- think sth out
- think sth over
- think sth through
consider verb (SUBJECT/FACT)
- Let us consider the events of the last five months.
- We need to consider this very serious issue in its totality.
- We were going to paint the house ourselves, but when we considered the cost in time and effort, we decided to get a painter to do it for us.
- He gave a slight shudder as he considered how near he had come to death.
- He saw the theatre as a way of forcing people to consider social and political issues.
consider verb (CARE ABOUT)
- attention span
- be good, and if you can't be good, be careful idiom
- be on (your) guard idiom
- hang on/upon sth
- have a care idiom
- have/keep your ear to the ground idiom
- hedge your bets idiom
- the/a glare of sth idiom
- tread carefully/gently/lightly idiom
- walk on eggs/eggshells idiom
consider verb (OPINION)
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