- 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
British Dictionary definitions for in consideration of
- because of
- in return for
Idioms and Phrases with in consideration of (1 of 2)
In view of, on account of, as in We turned back in consideration of the worsening weather. [First half of 1500s]
In return for, as in She received an honorarium in consideration of her key contributions. [c. 1600]
Idioms and Phrases with in consideration of (2 of 2)
see in consideration of; take into account (consideration); under consideration.