considering

[ kuh n-sid-er-ing ]
/ kənˈsɪd ər ɪŋ /

preposition

taking into account; in view of: The campaign was a great success, considering the strong opposition.

adverb

Informal. with all things considered (used only after the statement it modifies): He paints very well, considering.

conjunction

taking into consideration that: Considering they are newcomers, they've adjusted very well.

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Origin of considering

OTHER WORDS FROM considering

un·con·sid·er·ing, adjective

Definition for considering (2 of 2)

consider
[ kuhn-sid-er ]
/ kənˈsɪd ər /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to think deliberately or carefully; reflect.
to view carefully or thoughtfully.

Origin of consider

1350–1400; Middle English consideren (< Anglo-French) < Latin consīderāre to examine, equivalent to con- con- + sīder- (stem of sīdus) star-group, sky (see sidereal) + -āre infinitive suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM consider

con·sid·er·er, nounpre·con·sid·er, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for considering (1 of 2)

considering
/ (kənˈsɪdərɪŋ) /

preposition

in view of

adverb

informal all in all; taking into account the circumstancesit's not bad considering

conjunction

(subordinating) in view of the fact that

British Dictionary definitions for considering (2 of 2)

consider
/ (kənˈsɪdə) /

verb (mainly tr)

Derived forms of consider

considerer, noun

Word Origin for consider

C14: from Latin consīderāre to inspect closely, literally: to observe the stars, from sīdus star
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