- 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.
- in view of.
- in return or recompense for: She was offered money in consideration of her efforts.
Origin of consideration
Synonyms for consideration
Examples from the Web for non-consideration
Historical Examples of non-consideration
The non-consideration of which by the passionate or unlearned, is the mother of all errors.The Protestants Plea for a Socinian
- because of
- in return for
mid-14c., "a beholding, looking at," also "keeping in mind," from Old French consideracion (12c., Modern French considération), from Latin considerationem (nominative consideratio) "consideration, contemplation, reflection," noun of action from past participle stem of considerare (see consider). Meaning "a taking into account" is from mid-15c.; that of "something given in payment" is from c.1600.
see in consideration of; take into account (consideration); under consideration.