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Etymology

From Middle English consideren, from Middle French considérer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] considerare.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to consider

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to consider (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To think about seriously.
    Consider that we’ve had three major events and the year has hardly begun.
  2. (transitive) To think of doing.
    I’m considering going to the beach tomorrow.
  3. (transitive) To assign some quality to.
    Consider yourself lucky, but consider your opponent skillful.
    I considered the pie undercooked.
  4. (transitive) To look at attentively.
    She sat there for a moment, considering him.
  5. (transitive) To take up as an example.
    Consider a triangle having three equal sides.
  6. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To debate or dispose of a motion.
    This body will now consider the proposed amendments to Section 453 of the zoning code.

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