part of speech: verb
inflections: considers, considering, considered
definition 1: to think carefully about; reflect on.
- She is considering moving to Alaska.
definition 2: to think of as.
- I consider Shakespeare a great writer.
definition 3: to keep in mind; take into account.
- My teacher considers test grades, homework, and class participation when she writes report cards.
synonyms: regard, take into account
antonyms: disregard, ignore
Consider is from a Latin word sidus, which was combined with the prefix “con-” to mean “to observe, contemplate, or examine the stars.”