consider+attentively

  • 1 consider attentively — index deliberate, probe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Consider — Con*sid er (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Considered} (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Considering}.] [F. consid[ e]rer, L. considerare, sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con + sidus, sideris, star,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 consider — ► VERB 1) think carefully about. 2) believe or think. 3) take into account when making a judgement. 4) look attentively at. ORIGIN Latin considerare examine , perhaps from sidus star …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 consider — considerer, n. /keuhn sid euhr/, v.t. 1. to think carefully about, esp. in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on: He considered the cost before buying the new car. 2. to regard as or deem to be: I consider the story improbable. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 5 consider — con•sid•er [[t]kənˈsɪd ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to think carefully about, esp. in order to make a decision; contemplate; ponder 2) to regard as or deem to be: I consider the matter settled[/ex] 3) to think, believe, or suppose 4) to bear in mind; make… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 consider — /kənˈsɪdə / (say kuhn siduh) verb (t) 1. to contemplate mentally; meditate or reflect on. 2. to regard as or deem to be: I consider the examination is justified. 3. to think; suppose. 4. to make allowance for. 5. to pay attention to; regard: he… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 consider — verb 1》 think carefully about.     ↘believe to be.     ↘take into account when making a judgement. 2》 look attentively at. Phrases all things considered taking everything into account. Origin ME: from OFr. considerer, from L. considerare examine …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 8 deliberate — de·lib·er·ate 1 /di li bə ˌrāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vi: to think about and weigh or discuss issues and decisions carefully the jury retired to deliberate vt: to think about or evaluate de·lib·er·ate 2 /di li bə rət/ adj …

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  • 9 Science and mathematics from the Renaissance to Descartes — George Molland Early in the nineteenth century John Playfair wrote for the Encyclopaedia Britannica a long article entitled ‘Dissertation; exhibiting a General View of the Progress of Mathematics and Physical Science, since the Revival of Letters …

    History of philosophy

  • 10 Ponder — Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 11 Pondered — Ponder Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.]… …

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  • 12 Pondering — Ponder Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.]… …

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  • 13 Historical Criticism — • The art of distinguishing the true from the false concerning facts of the past Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Historical Criticism     Historical Criticism      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 14 contemplate — v. a. 1. Gaze upon, view attentively, look abroad upon, survey. 2. Study, ponder, survey, meditate on, dwell on, think about, reflect upon, muse on, consider attentively, revolve in the mind. 3. Intend, purpose, design, think of, have in view,… …

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  • 15 study — I. noun (plural studies) Etymology: Middle English studie, from Anglo French estudie, from Latin studium, from studēre to devote oneself, study; probably akin to Latin tundere to beat more at contusion Date: 14th century 1. a state of… …

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  • 16 probe — I noun analysis, careful search, critical examination, deep study, examination, exhaustive study, exploration, exploratory examination, indagation, inquiry, inspection, investigation, perquisition, perscrutation, pursuit, quest, research, review …

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  • 17 contemplate — [c]/ˈkɒntəmpleɪt / (say kontuhmplayt) verb (contemplated, contemplating) –verb (t) 1. to look at or view with continued attention; observe thoughtfully. 2. to consider attentively; reflect upon. 3. to have as a purpose; intend. 4. to have in view …

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  • 18 Enter — En ter, v. i. 1. To go or come in; often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps. The year entering. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] No evil thing approach nor enter in. Milton. [1913 Webster] Truth is fallen in the street,… …

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  • 19 Observance — Ob*serv ance, n. [F. observance, L. observantia. See {Observant}.] 1. The act or practice of observing or noticing with attention; a heeding or keeping with care; performance; usually with a sense of strictness and fidelity; as, the observance of …

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  • 20 Speculate — Spec u*late, v. t. To consider attentively; as, to speculate the nature of a thing. [R.] Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] …

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