[ kuhn-sid-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ kənˌsɪd əˈreɪ ʃən /


Idioms for consideration

    in consideration of,
    1. in view of.
    2. in return or recompense for: She was offered money in consideration of her efforts.
    take into consideration, to take into account; consider: We failed to take into consideration the large number of tourists attending the exhibition.

Origin of consideration

1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin consīderātiōn- (stem of consīderātiō), equivalent to consīderāt(us) (see considerate) + -iōn- -ion

synonym study for consideration

7. See honor.

OTHER WORDS FROM consideration

non·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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for in consideration of

/ (kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən) /


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Idioms and Phrases with in consideration of (1 of 2)

in consideration of


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.

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