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Another word for consider

  1. To direct the eyes on an object

      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. To employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object:
      2. To search:
      3. To turn one's glance or gaze:
      1. An organ of vision or of light sensitivity.
      2. Either of a pair of hollow structures located in bony sockets of the skull, functioning together or independently, each having a lens capable of focusing incident light on an internal photosensitive retina from which nerve impulses are sent to the brain; the vertebrate organ of vision.
      3. The external, visible portion of this organ together with its associated structures, especially the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
      1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
      2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
      3. To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
  2. To think or think about carefully and at length

  3. To receive (an idea) and take it into consideration

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  4. To be occupied or concerned with

  5. To look upon in a particular way

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  6. To have an opinion

  7. To have a high opinion of

      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. To think of or consider in a particular way:
      2. To look at attentively; observe closely:
      3. To relate or refer to; concern:
      1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; recognition or esteem:
      2. Great privilege:
      3. Good name; reputation:
      1. To regard with respect; prize.
      2. To regard as; consider:
      3. Favorable regard; respect.
      1. To regard with pleasure, wonder, and approval:
      2. To have a high opinion of; esteem or respect:
      3. To enjoy (something):

Another word for consider

  1. To take into account

  2. To regard

  3. To ponder

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