from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Careful thought; deliberation: We will give your proposal consideration.
- n. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment: Is it your consideration that I should apply?
- n. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision: Safety is the most important consideration in choosing a car.
- n. A treatment or account: The essay begins with a brief consideration of the history of the problem.
- n. Thoughtful concern for others; solicitude.
- n. High regard; esteem.
- n. Payment given in exchange for a service rendered; recompense: agreed to do it for a small consideration.
- n. Law Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
- idiom in consideration of In view of; on account of: turned back in consideration of the worsening weather.
- idiom in consideration of In return for: an honorarium given in consideration of her contributions to the project.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account.
- n. Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision.
- n. The tendency to consider others.
- n. A payment or other recompense for something done.
- n. A matter of inducement for something promised; something valuable given as recompense for a promise, which causes the promise to become binding as a contract.
- n. Importance, claim to notice, regard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention.
- n. Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence.
- n. Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.
- n. Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence.
- n. The result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection.
- n. That which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.
- n. The cause which moves a contracting party to enter into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of considering; mental view; regard; notice: as, to take into consideration the probable consequences.
- n. Careful reflection; serious deliberation.
- n. Contemplation; observation; heed: with of: as, he was acquitted in consideration of his youth.
- n. Thoughtful, sympathetic, appreciative, or deserved regard or respect: with for before the subject considered: as, consideration for the feelings of others is the mark of a gentleman.
- n. Some degree of importance; claim to notice or regard; place in or hold upon regard, attention, or thought.
- n. That which is or should be considered; a subject of reflection or deliberation; a matter of import or consequence; something taken or to be taken into account: as, the public good should be the controlling consideration with a statesman.
- n. Recompense for trouble, service rendered, or the like; remuneration.
- n. In law, that which a contracting party accepts as an equivalent for a service rendered; the sum or thing given, or service rendered, in exchange for something else, or the sum, thing,or service received in exchange for something; the price of a promise or a transfer of property.
- n. Synonyms and Attention, reflection.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a considerate and thoughtful act
- n. information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
- n. the process of giving careful thought to something
- n. kind and considerate regard for others
- n. a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
- n. a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
Find where the argument might have a hole, show how there are failures to follow that argument across the board, then use that failure to claim the entire point in consideration is invalid …?
I have to laugh at posters who think part of any of the plans in consideration is going to mean they will get to cancel their private insurance and won't have to pay $400 a month for their coverage.
Another consideration is the absence of limits this year on itemized deductions for charitable giving.
Another consideration is the kind of mines you invest in, if you are trying to play a precious metals position do not buy base metal miners with gold and silver as a by product, stick to specialists.
Another publication worth your consideration is the Libraries section of the Chronicle of Higher Education, September 30, 2005.
It is this consideration of other peopleor rather this cowardly fear of them which we call considerationthat makes us the sentimental slaves we are.
It is this consideration of other people or rather this cowardly fear of them which we call consideration that makes us the sentimental slaves we are.
Another consideration is the necessity of rigid, exact treatment of details; uncertain or even suggestive drawing is out of place in cover ornamentation.
The process is what we call consideration and decision.
Then comes the question of honour; and although the Federals affect to be too philosophical to admit that this consideration is at the bottom of the war, and though they pretend to rest the struggle upon certain principles, we firmly believe that they have too much of the Anglo-Saxon in them to permit them to forget the idea of national honour.