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con·sid·er

consider

 
 
pronunciation:
kn sI dr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: considers, considering, considered
definition: to think about something in a serious way.
She is considering getting a new job.
similar words:
meditate
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Consider is from a Latin word sidus, which was combined with the prefix "con-" to mean "to observe, contemplate, or examine the stars."
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