Considered his friend a liberal on most issues; considered her contribution essential.
Her success is not surprising if you consider her excellent training.
Failed to consider the feelings of others.
Give me time to consider.
We consider that the defendant is not guilty.
Her health is good if you consider her age.
Considers waste to be criminal; considers that the mistake could have been prevented.
I consider him an expert.
Considered my shoes and thought they looked worn out.
To consider a problem.
I needed more time to consider my options. We considered taking the train instead of the bus.
An example of consider is thinking about two possible options.
An example of consider is believing a person committed a crime after seeing evidence.
I’m considering going to the beach tomorrow.
Origin of consider
- Middle English consideren from Old French from Latin cōnsīderāre to observe attentively, contemplate (probably originally meaning “to observe the stars attentively (for the purpose of divination or marine navigation)”) com- intensive pref. com– sīdus sīder- star
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition