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con·sid·er·a·tion

 (kən-sĭd′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1.
a. Careful thought; deliberation: We will give your proposal consideration.
b. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment: Is it your consideration that I should apply?
2. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision: Safety is the most important consideration in choosing a car.
3. A treatment or account: The essay begins with a brief consideration of the history of the problem.
4. Thoughtful concern for others; solicitude.
5. High regard; esteem.
6. Payment given in exchange for a service rendered; recompense: agreed to do it for a small consideration.
7. Law Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
Idiom:
in consideration of
1. In view of; on account of: turned back in consideration of the worsening weather.
2. In return for: a gift given in consideration of her hard work

consideration

(kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of considering; deliberation; contemplation
2. take into consideration to bear in mind; consider
3. under consideration being currently discussed or deliberated
4. a fact or circumstance to be taken into account when making a judgment or decision
5. on no consideration for no reason whatsoever; never
6. thoughtfulness for other people; kindness
7. payment for a service; recompense; fee
8. thought resulting from deliberation; opinion
9. (Law) law the promise, object, etc, given by one party to persuade another to enter into a contract
10. estimation; esteem
11. in consideration of
a. because of
b. in return for

con•sid•er•a•tion

(kənˌsɪd əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation.
2. something kept in mind in making a decision or evaluating facts.
3. thoughtful or sympathetic regard or respect.
4. a thought or reflection; an opinion based upon reflection.
5. a recompense or payment, as for work done; compensation.
6. importance or consequence.
7. estimation; esteem.
8. something given in return, as a recompense, that suffices to make an informal promise legally binding.
Idioms:
1. in consideration of,
a. in view of.
b. in return or recompense for.
2. take into consideration, to consider; take into account.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consideration - the process of giving careful thought to somethingconsideration - the process of giving careful thought to something
cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process, thought - the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
advisement, weighing, deliberation - careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
exploration - a systematic consideration; "he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"
musing, reflection, rumination, thoughtfulness, contemplation, reflexion - a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
2.consideration - information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
justification - something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"
mitigating circumstance - (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense
3.consideration - a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting); "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
discussion, discourse, treatment - 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"
reconsideration - a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision
4.consideration - kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
attentiveness - the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others
kindness - the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
tact, tactfulness - consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness - the quality of failing to be considerate of others
5.consideration - a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
quid pro quo, quid - something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
6.consideration - a considerate and thoughtful act
benignity, kindness - a kind act

consideration

noun
1. thought, study, review, attention, regard, analysis, examination, reflection, scrutiny, deliberation, contemplation, perusal, cogitation He said there should be careful consideration of the company's future role.
2. thoughtfulness, concern, respect, kindness, friendliness, tact, solicitude, kindliness, considerateness Show consideration for other rail travellers.
3. factor, point, issue, concern, element, aspect, determinant Price was a major consideration in our choice of house.
4. payment, fee, reward, remuneration, recompense, perquisite, tip He does odd jobs for a consideration.
take something into consideration bear in mind, consider, remember, think about, weigh, take into account, make allowance for, keep in view Other factors must also be taken into consideration.

consideration

noun
1. A careful considering of a matter:
2. Concentration of the mental powers on something:
4. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking:
5. Something given in exchange for goods or services rendered:
Translations
إعْتِبارمُراعاة، إهْتِمام
ohledpředmět úvahyzřetel
faktorhensynomtanke
korvausmaksupalkkio
megfontolás
atriîi sem hafa ber í hugatillitssemi
závažná vec
obzirnostpremišljevanje
düşünmedüşünüp taşınmahususneden

consideration

[kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən] N
1. (= thought, reflection) → consideración f
after due considerationtras (darle) la debida consideración
without due considerationsin (darle) la debida consideración
we are giving the matter our considerationestamos estudiando or considerando la cuestión
in consideration ofen consideración a
to take sth into considerationtener or tomar algo en cuenta or consideración
taking everything into considerationteniendo en cuenta todo
after some consideration, he decided totras considerarlo, decidió ...
the issue is under considerationla cuestión se está estudiando
2. (= thoughtfulness) → consideración f
as a mark of my considerationen señal de respeto
out of consideration for sb/sb's feelingspor consideración a algn/los sentimientos de algn
to show consideration for sb/sb's feelingsrespetar a algn/los sentimientos de algn
3. (= factor) his age is an important considerationsu edad es un factor importante
that is a considerationeso debe tomarse en cuenta
money is the main considerationel dinero es la consideración principal
it's of no considerationno tiene importancia
4. (= payment) → retribución f
for a considerationpor una gratificación

consideration

[kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən] n
(= thought) → considération f
to be under consideration [proposal, idea] → être à l'étude
to take sth into consideration → prendre qch en considération
(= regard) → considération f
out of consideration for → par égard pour
to show consideration for sb → montrer de la considération pour qn
(= factor to be taken into account) → préoccupation f
My first consideration is my family
BUT Ma famille passe avant tout le reste.
(= reward) → rétribution f, rémunération f

consideration

n
no pl (= careful thought)Überlegung f; I’ll give it my considerationich werde es mir überlegen
no pl (= regard, account) to take something into considerationetw bedenken, etw berücksichtigen; factors alsoetw in Erwägung ziehen; taking everything into considerationalles in allem; to leave something out of considerationetw außer Acht lassen; your request/the matter is under considerationIhr Gesuch/die Sache wird zurzeit geprüft (form), → wir gehen der Sache zurzeit nach; in consideration of (= in view of)mit Rücksicht auf (+acc), → in Anbetracht (+gen); (= in return for)als Dank für
no pl (= thoughtfulness)Rücksicht f (→ for auf +acc); to show or have consideration for somebody/somebody’s feelingsRücksicht auf jdn/jds Gefühle nehmen; his lack of consideration (for others)seine Rücksichtslosigkeit (anderen gegenüber)
(= sth taken into account)Erwägung f, → Gesichtspunkt m, → Faktor m; money is a minor consideration/not a consideration/his first considerationGeld spielt eine unbedeutendere Rolle/keine Rolle/bei ihm die größte Rolle; it’s a considerationdas wäre zu überlegen
(= reward, payment)Entgelt nt, → Gegenleistung f, → kleine Anerkennung (hum); for a considerationgegen Entgelt, für eine Gegenleistung or kleine Anerkennung (hum)

consideration

[kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃn] n
a. no pl (thought, reflection) → considerazione f
to be under consideration → essere in esame
after due consideration → dopo un attento esame
to take sth into consideration → considerare qc, prendere qc in considerazione
taking everything into consideration → tutto considerato or sommato
b. no pl (thoughtfulness) → attenzione f, premura
out of consideration for → per riguardo a
to show consideration for sb's feelings → avere riguardo per qn
c. (factor) → elemento
my first consideration is my family → il mio primo pensiero è per la mia famiglia
his age is an important consideration → la sua età è un fattore importante
it's of no consideration → non ha nessuna importanza
d. (payment) → rimunerazione f, ricompensa
for a consideration → dietro compenso

considerate

(kənˈsidərət) adjective
thoughtful about others. He is always considerate to elderly people.
conˌsideˈration noun
1. (the act of) thinking about something, especially the needs or feelings of other people. He stayed at home out of consideration for his mother.
2. a fact to be taken into account in making a decision etc. The cost of the journey is our main consideration.
conˈsidering preposition
taking into account; despite. Considering his deafness he manages to understand very well.
take into consideration
to allow for (in considering a situation or problem). You must take his illness into consideration before dismissing him.

consideration

n. consideración, estudio, ponderación.
References in classic literature ?
I think it was showing us all--you especially--very little consideration.
But they were not in a situation to suffer their thoughts to dwell on the charms of natural objects; and, as the scout had not found it necessary to cease his culinary labors while he spoke, unless to point out, with a broken fork, the direction of some particularly obnoxious point in the rebellious stream, they now suffered their attention to be drawn to the necessary though more vulgar consideration of their supper.
Duquesne, eleven other Frenchmen, and some of their own chiefs, and marched up within view of our fort, with British and French colours flying; and having sent a summons to me, in his Britannick Majesty's name, to surrender the fort, I requested two days consideration, which was granted.
But this consideration did not seem to affect him; the last blow was struck, and as the freed timbers rolled on, over and over, he boldly plunged into the flood.
I know that he received letters from England this morning; and, in the perusal and consideration of them, an hour may have passed away without his noticing it.
With his own ghostly voice he had exhorted me, on the sacred consideration of my filial duty and reverence towards him -- who might reasonably regard himself as my official ancestor -- to bring his mouldy and moth-eaten lucubrations before the public.
Grose only as an effect of our consideration for my inevitable strangeness and her natural timidity.
I pay this particular compliment to Queequeg, because he treated me with so much civility and consideration, while I was guilty of great rudeness; staring at him from the bed, and watching all his toilette motions; for the time my curiosity getting the better of my breeding.
Thinking that viewed in some particular lights, the case might by a bare possibility in some small degree be deemed, under the circumstances, a rather hard one, an honest clergyman of the town respectfully addressed a note to his Grace, begging him to take the case of those unfortunate mariners into full consideration.
And be the roads heavy and muddy, or dry and good; be they stony or smooth, uphill or downhill, it is all the same -- on, on, on, one must go, at the same pace, with no relief and no consideration.
There would be no consideration for him because of his weakness--it was no one's business to help him in such distress, to make the fight the least bit easier for him.
The evening meal at the house is over, and Aunt Chloe, who presided over its preparation as head cook, has left to inferior officers in the kitchen the business of clearing away and washing dishes, and come out into her own snug territories, to "get her ole man's supper"; therefore, doubt not that it is her you see by the fire, presiding with anxious interest over certain frizzling items in a stew-pan, and anon with grave consideration lifting the cover of a bake-kettle, from whence steam forth indubitable intimations of "something good.