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To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
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  1. To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
  2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
  3. To think about intently; study carefully
To take into account when making plans.
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  1. To take into account when making plans.
To acknowledge for the sake of argument; admit as true without proof; concede
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  1. To acknowledge for the sake of argument; admit as true without proof; concede
  2. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested):
  3. To give or confer officially or formally:
To give assent; give in; agree (to)
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  1. To give assent; give in; agree (to)
  2. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.
  3. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:
To acknowledge as certain or proper
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  1. To acknowledge as certain or proper
  2. (--- Sports) To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
  3. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit:
To recognize the authority or claims of
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  1. To recognize the authority or claims of
  2. (Law) To admit or affirm as genuine; certify in legal form
  3. (Law) To accept or certify as legally binding:
To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
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  1. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
  2. To concede or grant
  3. To accept into evidence as relevant and otherwise admissible:
To show acquaintance with (a person) by greeting
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  1. To show acquaintance with (a person) by greeting
  2. To acknowledge the existence, validity, authority, or genuineness of
  3. To accept as a fact; admit; accept
To relate or refer to; concern:
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  1. To relate or refer to; concern:
  2. To think of in a certain light; consider
  3. To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
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  1. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
  2. To relate or refer to; concern:
  3. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
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  1. To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
To remember; to be mindful of or pay attention.
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  1. To remember; to be mindful of or pay attention.
To pay attention to; listen to and consider:
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  1. To pay attention to; listen to and consider:
  2. To pay close attention to; take careful notice of
(Idiomatic) To consider as a factor
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To take into account.
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  1. To take into account.
  2. To deal with
  3. To settle accounts with or to settle claims with
To consider or regard something in a specific manner.
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  1. To consider or regard something in a specific manner.
To have a specified importance or value:
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  1. To have a specified importance or value:
  2. To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number.
  3. To believe or consider to be; deem:
(Gram.) To resolve (a sentence) into its grammatical elements
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  1. (Gram.) To resolve (a sentence) into its grammatical elements
  2. To examine in detail so as to determine the nature or tendencies of
  3. To separate (a thing, idea, etc.) into its parts so as to find out their nature, proportion, function, interrelationship, etc.
To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
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  1. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  2. To be in effect or in force; be true or valid
  3. To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
To consider as a suggestion:
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  1. To consider as a suggestion:
  2. To consider to be probable or likely:
  3. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
To think, believe, or judge
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  1. To think, believe, or judge
  2. To regard as; consider:
  3. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
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  1. To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
  2. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration:
  3. (--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
To watch (a program, for example) on television.
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  1. To watch (a program, for example) on television.
  2. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
  3. To survey or study mentally; consider:
To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
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  1. To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
To place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.
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  1. To place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.
  2. (Idiomatic) To write
To count or compute:
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  1. To count or compute:
  2. To consider as being; regard as:
  3. To count; figure up; compute
(--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
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  1. (--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
  2. To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
  3. (Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
To form an opinion or judgment about
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  1. To form an opinion or judgment about
  2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
  3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
To ponder (something or someone).
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  1. To ponder (something or someone).
(Idiomatic) To ponder or reflect on a subject.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To ponder or reflect on a subject.
To agree with; to closely follow.
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  1. To agree with; to closely follow.
  2. 1985, Justin Richards, Option Lock, page 229:
  3. To express carefully considered thoughts:
To be burdensome or oppressive. Used with on or upon:
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  1. To be burdensome or oppressive. Used with on or upon:
  2. To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
  3. To balance or ponder in the mind; consider in order to make a choice
To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
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  1. To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
  2. To give careful thought to; contemplate:
  3. To pursue a course of study:
The process by which jurors determine the outcome of a case.
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  1. The process by which jurors determine the outcome of a case.
  2. To consider (a matter) carefully and often slowly, as by weighing alternatives.
  3. Intentional and premeditated, of an act performed with prior planning; with full consideration and thoroughly, as in “with all deliberate speed.”
To take careful thought or think carefully about; ponder.
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  1. To take careful thought or think carefully about; ponder.
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
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  1. To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
  2. To study or analyze an organic material.
  3. To study or analyze:
To implement, to employ, to put into use.
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  1. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  2. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
  3. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
To think deeply about something; to ponder, deliberate or ruminate.
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  1. To offer for suggestion.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: To toss (throw) from one person to another..
(Intransitive, baseball) To have at least nine batters bat in a half inning.
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  1. (Intransitive, baseball) To have at least nine batters bat in a half inning.
  2. (Informal) To discuss.
To think deeply about; to ponder or mull over.
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  1. To think deeply about; to ponder or mull over.
To think about intently; study carefully
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  1. To think about intently; study carefully
  2. To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
  3. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
To supply with an eye.
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  1. To supply with an eye.
  2. (Anatomy) The vertebrate organ of sight, composed of a pair of fluid-filled spherical structures that occupy the orbits of the skull. Incoming light is refracted by the cornea of the eye and transmitted through the pupil to the lens, which focuses the image onto the retina.
  3. To look at:
To express by one's looks, or appearance
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  1. To express by one's looks, or appearance
  2. To have an appearance of conformity with:
  3. To seem or appear to be:
To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
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  1. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
  2. To survey or study mentally; consider:
  3. To look at, examine, or inspect:
(Idiomatic) to consider, to ponder
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To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
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  1. To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
To look at intently; gaze at
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  1. To look at intently; gaze at
  2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
  3. To think about intently; study carefully
To consider carefully
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  1. To consider carefully
  2. To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
  3. To think carefully and often slowly, as about a choice to be made.
To hold the attention of (someone) with something amusing or diverting.
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  1. To hold the attention of (someone) with something amusing or diverting.
  2. To give hospitality to guests
  3. To allow oneself to think about; have in mind; consider
To contrive, devise, or invent by such thought
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  1. To contrive, devise, or invent by such thought
  2. To think out carefully and fully
To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
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  1. To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
  2. To engage in focused thought on scriptural passages or on particular doctrines or mysteries of a religion, especially Christianity.
  3. To think deeply and continuously; reflect; muse
To ruminate; ponder:
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  1. To ruminate; ponder:
  2. To heat and spice (wine, for example).
  3. To think about extensively; ponder.
To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
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  1. To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
  2. To consider or say thoughtfully:
  3. To think or say meditatively
To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
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  1. To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
  2. To think deeply; deliberate; meditate
To give something back, as light or sound:
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  1. To give something back, as light or sound:
  2. To recollect or realize after thought (that)
  3. To think seriously.
To cause to travel in a circle or orbit
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  1. To cause to travel in a circle or orbit
  2. To turn on an axis; rotate.
  3. To be oriented (around or about something regarded as a center)
To chew (the cud), as a cow does
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  1. To chew (the cud), as a cow does
  2. To reflect on over and over again.
  3. To turn (something) over in the mind; meditate (on)
To give attention, thought, or consideration to
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  1. To give attention, thought, or consideration to
  2. To perform a study of; investigate:
  3. To read (a book, lesson, etc.) so as to know and understand it
To have care or consideration:
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  1. To have care or consideration:
  2. To exercise the power of reason, as by conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and using judgment:
  3. To visualize; imagine:
(Idiomatic) To ponder or reflect on a subject.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To ponder or reflect on a subject.
To fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences.
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  1. To fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences.
(Idiomatic) To relinquish; give back.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To relinquish; give back.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see turn,"Ž over.
  3. To flip over; to rotate uppermost to bottom.
  1. (Naut.) weigh anchor (see phrase under anchor)
  2. To balance or ponder in the mind; consider in order to make a choice
  3. To consider and choose carefully
To show hospitality to guests.
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  1. To show hospitality to guests.
  2. To extend hospitality toward:
  3. To give hospitality to guests
To become aware of (a subject, person) through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.
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  1. To become aware of (a subject, person) through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.
To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
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  1. To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
To provide with food, entertainment, or gifts at one's own expense:
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  1. To provide with food, entertainment, or gifts at one's own expense:
  2. To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
  3. To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition):
To be the cause, agent, or source of
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  1. To be the cause, agent, or source of
  2. To consider or judge to be; deem; value
  3. To give satisfactory reasons or an explanation (for)
To think, believe, or judge
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  1. To think, believe, or judge
  2. To regard as; consider:
  3. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
To regard with respect; prize.
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  1. To regard with respect; prize.
  2. To regard as; consider:
  3. To hold to be; consider; regard
To judge; consider; estimate
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  1. To judge; consider; estimate
  2. (Chiefly Southern & South Midland) To think or conclude:
  3. To consider as being; regard as:
(Archaic) To give attentive heed to or show concern for
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  1. (Archaic) To give attentive heed to or show concern for
  2. To think of in a certain light; consider
  3. To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
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  1. To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
  2. To refer to or look at:
  3. To visit for consultation:
To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
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  1. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
  2. To survey or study mentally; consider:
  3. To look at or see; behold
To have an opinion; think:
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  1. To have an opinion; think:
  2. To have faith, confidence, or trust:
  3. To suppose or think
To regard as; consider:
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  1. To regard as; consider:
  2. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
  3. To think, believe, or judge
To stop the countdown during a missile or spacecraft launch.
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  1. To stop the countdown during a missile or spacecraft launch.
  2. To have an opinion or belief about; believe, consider, etc.
  3. To be valid, applicable, or true:
To state as an opinion.
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  1. To state as an opinion.
  2. To express (one's opinion)
To devise or evolve; invent:
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  1. To devise or evolve; invent:
  2. To exercise the power of reason, as by conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and using judgment:
  3. To visualize; imagine:
To represent mentally; imagine
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  1. To represent mentally; imagine
  2. (Informal) To be just as expected or as anticipated
  3. (Informal) To believe; consider; decide
To determine or declare after consideration or deliberation:
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  1. To determine or declare after consideration or deliberation:
  2. (--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
  3. To think or suppose
(Dial.) To like or wish
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  1. (Dial.) To like or wish
  2. To marvel at something. Often used with at.
  3. To regard with wonder, delight, and pleased approval
To have great regard for; value highly; respect
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  1. To have great regard for; value highly; respect
  2. To hold to be; consider; regard
  3. To regard with respect; prize.
To show great respect or high regard for; treat with deference and courtesy
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  1. To show great respect or high regard for; treat with deference and courtesy
  2. To hold in respect; esteem:
  3. To respect greatly; regard highly; esteem
To think of in a certain light; consider
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  1. To think of in a certain light; consider
  2. To relate or refer to; concern:
  3. To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
To show consideration for; avoid intruding upon or interfering with
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  1. To show consideration for; avoid intruding upon or interfering with
  2. To relate or refer to; concern:
  3. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values
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  1. To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values
  2. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
  3. To regard highly; esteem:

Synonym Study

  • Reflect , suggesting a turning of one's thoughts back to something, implies quiet, earnest consideration
  • Weigh suggests a balancing of contradictory information, conflicting opinions, or possible eventualities in reaching a decision
  • Contemplate implies a deep, continued mental viewing of a thing, sometimes suggesting the use of intuitive powers in envisioning something or dwelling upon it
  • Study implies more intense concentration of the mind and methodical attention to details to study the effects of a drug
  • Consider , in this comparison, denotes a directing of the mind to something in order to understand it or to make a decision about it to consider suggestions for improvement
Find another word for consider. In this page you can discover 131 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for consider, like: subscribe to, contemplate, allow-for, provide for, grant, accede, concede, acknowledge, admit, assent (to) and recognize.