consider


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Synonyms for consider

Synonyms for consider

to direct the eyes on an object

to receive (an idea) and take it into consideration

Synonyms

to be occupied or concerned with

to look upon in a particular way

to have an opinion

to have a high opinion of

Synonyms for consider

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Then again, consider the waste of time and energy required to sell these things in a dozen stores, where one would do.
Now set aside the modern system of pneumatic house-cleaning, and the economies of co-operative cooking; and consider one single item, the washing of dishes.
But I would have you consider, Crito, whether you really mean what you are saying.
SOCRATES: Then consider the matter in this way:--Imagine that I am about to play truant (you may call the proceeding by any name which you like), and the laws and the government come and interrogate me: 'Tell us, Socrates,' they say; 'what are you about?
For just consider, if you transgress and err in this sort of way, what good will you do either to yourself or to your friends?
and these things being its "chief" delights-and then the pre-eminent beauty and naturalness of the concluding lines, whose very hyperbole only renders them more true to nature when we consider the innocence, the artlessness, the enthusiasm, the passionate girl, and more passionate admiration of the bereaved child--
Of Lycidas write a summary outline, indicating thought-divisions by line numbers; state the theme; and consider Unity.
Consider the relative proportions of characterization, action, and setting.
His technique in exposition and argument is another topic; consider among other points how far his order is strictly logical, how far modified for practical effectiveness.
Then medicine does not consider the interest of medicine, but the interest of the body?
Nor does the art of horsemanship consider the interests of the art of horsemanship, but the interests of the horse; neither do any other arts care for themselves, for they have no needs; they care only for that which is the subject of their art?
She did appreciate it--to such a degree that at the first moment, feeling how she had wronged you, she did not consider and could not consider everything.
I have never refused to do all that is possible, but I want time to consider how much of what I promised is possible.
Gradgrind, completely recovered by this time, 'I would advise you (since you ask me) to consider this question, as you have been accustomed to consider every other question, simply as one of tangible Fact.
Well, I'm sure I hope your health may be good, Louisa; for if your head begins to split as soon as you are married, which was the case with mine, I cannot consider that you are to be envied, though I have no doubt you think you are, as all girls do.