: think about, take into account, regard.
: The panel considered (examined) her application for the post of manager and in the end decided that she was the best person for the job.
I consider (regard) him to be the last person on earth that I would trust my money to.
We are considering (thinking about) moving to Australia but havenít made up our minds yet.
Before you buy a car, you should consider (take into account) the costs of running and maintaining it.
: As a father he is very considerate (understanding) towards his children and always remembers to listen to their point of view.
The recent oil spillage from the container ship that sank near the coast has caused considerable (a lot of) damage to wild life.
Before the judge passed sentence on the criminal, she decided to take into consideration (bear in mind) that he had never broken the law in the past.
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