- something that suffices to make an informal promise legally binding, usually some value given in exchange for the promise.
- the hearing of a case by a tribunal.
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Idioms for consideration
- in view of.
- in return or recompense for: She was offered money in consideration of her efforts.
Origin of consideration
synonym study for consideration
OTHER WORDS FROM considerationnon·con·sid·er·a·tion, nouno·ver·con·sid·er·a·tion, nounpre·con·sid·er·a·tion, nounsub·con·sid·er·a·tion, noun
Words nearby consideration
Example sentences from the Web for consideration
Thoughts during her tenure of leaving gave way to other considerations, she said.
Participants who responded to their error by giving it more consideration were able to do better on the test after making their mistake.
Given her own rapid rise and position in leadership, Sykes has thrust herself into consideration as a future governor or Senate candidate for the Democrats.Can This Millennial Power Broker Lead an Ohio Comeback for Democrats?|Nick Fouriezos|September 10, 2020|Ozy
Both of these considerations can help explain how there could be moral error and disagreement even if the ground of ethical truth is, so to speak, right under our noses.The Universe Knows Right from Wrong - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Philip Goff|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
If style and finish are considerations in your under bed storage needs, this set of two boxes will meet the occasion.
There were even heartfelt pleas for consideration, before—what?
Prizes may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.
But in those detailed lists of obstacles, they forgot to take into consideration the power of the human spirit.
He was a biggish lad, with a boyish, slightly mischievous grin, and thoughtfulness and consideration were seamed in his character.
I just got The Hollywood Reporter the other day and there was the American Horror Story For Your Consideration ad.Joan Allen on ‘The Killing’ Finale and That Mother of a Twist|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a chasm between the consideration of letting Australia or letting India go, which is too wide to be bridged.Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day|Alfred Farthing Robbins
When people live in flats, it is essential that they show some consideration for their neighbours.The Lady of the Basement Flat|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The social idea is to be entirely excluded from consideration.
And so we let the schooner go by, and turned to the consideration of our plans.Pieces of Eight|Richard le Gallienne
His consideration for other authors was as marked a characteristic as his tone towards his reader.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for consideration
- because of
- in return for
Idioms and Phrases with consideration
see in consideration of; take into account (consideration); under consideration.