- 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.
Idioms about 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
How to use consideration in a sentence
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?
But The Pinkprint gives little consideration to the gulf between her various musical selves.Nicki Minaj Bares Her Own Vulnerability on ‘The Pinkprint’|Rawiya Kameir|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prizes may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.
But there were moments of expected genius on it worthy of Grammy consideration.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I leave, I mention in parting how Culkin deserves some serious Tony Awards consideration for his performance.The Revival of Kieran Culkin: A Reluctant Star Seizes the Spotlight|Marlow Stern|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It therefore took under favorable consideration the question of a voluntary clearing system.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
In connection with this comes the consideration of slides and the finer modulations of tone-color, movement, and cadence.
Much more attention should be given than is ordinarily devoted to the consideration of rhythm.
Hitherto, I have not given the subject much consideration, but I turn over a new leaf from the date of this adventure.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He had not taken his nerves into consideration for the simple reason that he had never known that he possessed any.Uncanny Tales|Various
British Dictionary definitions for consideration
- because of
- in return for
Other Idioms and Phrases with consideration
see in consideration of; take into account (consideration); under consideration.