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Definition of Consideration

Consideration

  1. The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention.
  2. Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence.
  3. Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.
  4. Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence.
  5. The result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession.
  6. That which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.
  7. The cause which moves a contracting party to enter into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent.

Consideration Quotations

Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace.
Ingrid Newkirk

What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly.
Salmon P. Chase

I speak on due consideration because Britain, France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery, and all other European states are preparing to abolish it as speedily as they can.
William H. Seward

When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration.
Edward Steichen

That survival instinct, that will to live, that need to get back to life again, is more powerful than any consideration of taste, decency, politeness, manners, civility. Anything. It's such a powerful force.
Danny Boyle
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Consideration Translations

consideration in German is Gegenleistung, Hinweis
consideration in Italian is considerazione
consideration in Norwegian is hensyn, overveielse
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