French translation of 'consider'
1. (= regard, judge) considérer ⧫ estimer
to consider sb/sth to be sth considérer qn/qch comme qch ⧫ considérer qn/qch comme étant qch ⧫ tenir qn/qch pour qch
to consider sb/sth to have done sth considérer qn/qch comme ayant fait qch
to consider sth sth (= regard as) considérer que qch est qch
He considers it a waste of time. Il considère que c’est une perte de temps.
She considered it a disaster. Pour elle, c’était un désastre.
to consider sb an idiot prendre qn pour un idiot
to consider o.s. sth s’estimer qch
Consider yourself lucky! Estimez-vous heureux !
They consider themselves superior. Ils estiment qu’ils sont supérieurs.
2. (= think about)
[plan, report] considérer ⧫ étudier
[question, subject] réfléchir à
[options, possibilities, future] envisager ⧫ considérer
[situation, point] examiner
I’m considering the idea. J’y songe.
all things considered toute réflexion faite ⧫ réflexion faite
it is my considered opinion that ... après avoir mûrement réfléchi, je pense que ...
3. (= envisage, contemplate)
to consider doing sth envisager de faire qch
We considered cancelling our holiday. Nous avons envisagé d’annuler nos vacances.
to consider sb for sth [job, team] penser à qn pour qch
4. (= take into account)
[fact] tenir compte de
[factor] prendre en considération
5. (= be sensitive to) [sb’s feelings] tenir compte de
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Example Sentences Including 'consider'
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We will carefully consider feedback and any affordable proposals that members or their representatives make.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
All of these areas were considered and discussed.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
Statistics should always be considered with caution and this is especially true of Soviet statistics.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
And we can always consider adoption.The Sun (2013)
At one time, it was considered bad taste to project too much.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Windows that are painted shut are not considered an acceptable alternative.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yet the Philippines has always been considered internationally to be something of a foodie joke.The Sun (2016)
Burnell considered this not bad at all.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
I don't think either is considering playing that way.The Sun (2016)
Previously, the oneday game was always considered second in terms of importance.The Sun (2016)
Villas-Boas might like to consider that recommendation carefully.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He will always consider himself the winner.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is an idea that has been discussed and considered in the past.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Rightly or wrongly, though women from ethnic minorities are considered a bad commercial bet.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That's not so bad, considering.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He added: 'I think she should consider her position.The Sun (2014)
He said:'If this scheme is low cost and effective it makes sense to consider it on a wider scale.The Sun (2016)
How is the situation to improve if this is apparently considered acceptable?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Not bad considering their average age is still only 22..The Sun (2008)
Once that has happened we will carefully consider all our options.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Smart Mercury helps you consider and discuss money in the confident way that gets results.The Sun (2014)
Such issues of consent are the cornerstone of the law and needed to be carefully considered.The Sun (2016)
That should be the message and this change will tell motorists that speed limits are carefully considered and therefore are to be obeyed.The Sun (2014)
The officer said that she would advise other women to think carefully before considering a career within the union.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The ruling is likely to influence what is considered acceptable in future election literature.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This is a complex issue and one that needs to be carefully considered.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Using scheduled flights is not always possible, but is always considered.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We are considering carefully how we approach future issues.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
We consider all of this conduct unacceptable and urge you to remind your members about what should be considered acceptable behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I suggested we simply consider ways to make our church more welcoming in general to the diverse population of our city.Christianity Today (2000)
It is considered " bad form" to "sing our own praises".Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)
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'consider' in Other Languages
British English: consider /kənˈsɪdə/ VERB
If you consider a person or thing to be something, this is your opinion of them.
I consider him a coward.
- American English: consider
- Arabic: يَعْتَبِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: considerar
- Chinese: 考虑
- Croatian: smatrati
- Czech: považovat
- Danish: overveje
- Dutch: beschouwen
- European Spanish: considerar sopesar
- Finnish: harkita
- French: considérer
- German: betrachten als
- Greek: λαμβάνω υπόψη
- Italian: considerare
- Japanese: みなす
- Korean: ...을 숙고하다
- Norwegian: vurdere
- Polish: rozważyć
- European Portuguese: considerar
- Romanian: a considera
- Russian: считать
- Spanish: considerar tener en cuenta
- Swedish: överväga
- Thai: พิจารณา
- Turkish: düşünmek hesaba katmak
- Ukrainian: вважати
- Vietnamese: xem xét
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Translation of consider from the Collins English to French Dictionary