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English verb: consider

1. consider (cognition) deem to be


SamplesShe views this quite differently from me.
I consider her to be shallow.
I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do.


Synonymsreckon, regard, see, view


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)believe, conceive, consider, think


Narrower (hyponym)abstract, appreciate, call, capitalise, capitalize, consider, deem, disesteem, disrespect, esteem, expect, favor, favour, hold, idealise, idealize, identify, include, like, make, prise, prize, prize, receive, reconsider, reconsider, reify, relativise, relativize, respect, take for, treasure, value, value, view as


Verb groupconstrue, interpret, see

2. consider (perception) give careful consideration to


SamplesConsider the possibility of moving.


Synonymsstudy


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)chew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over


Narrower (hyponym)compare, equate, factor, factor in, factor out, liken


Verb groupconsider, debate, deliberate, moot, turn over

3. consider (cognition) take into consideration for exemplifying purposes


SamplesTake the case of China.
Consider the following case.


Synonymsdeal, look at, take


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)think about


Narrower (hyponym)abstract, contemplate, dally, play, trifle, warm to

4. consider (communication) show consideration for; take into account


SamplesYou must consider her age.
The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient.


ExamplesThey consider their earnings this year


Synonymscount, weigh


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

5. consider (communication) think about carefully; weigh


SamplesThey considered the possibility of a strike.
Turn the proposal over in your mind.


ExamplesThey consider moving


Synonymsdebate, deliberate, moot, turn over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over


Narrower (hyponym)debate, premeditate, see, think twice, wrestle


Verb groupconsider, study

6. consider (cognition) judge or regard; look upon; judge


SamplesI think he is very smart.
I believe her to be very smart.
I think that he is her boyfriend.
The racist conceives such people to be inferior.


Synonymsbelieve, conceive, think


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)consider, esteem, feel, hold, look on, look upon, reckon, regard, regard as, repute, rethink, see, take to be, think, think of, view

7. consider (perception) look at attentively


Synonymsregard


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)look

8. consider (perception) look at carefully; study mentally


SamplesView a problem.


Synonymslook at, view


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine, study


Narrower (hyponym)contemplate, groak

9. consider (cognition) regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem


SamplesPlease consider your family.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view









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