consideration-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: lengthy contemplation, careful thought

Commentary: CONSIDERATION[+activity][+mental][+contemplation][+lengthy]

He has given some consideration to his decision to change citizenship.
After long consideration she agreed to let her daughter travel to France alone.
Sally gave almost no consideration to accepting the job offer in San Francisco.
It's a variety of parrot under consideration for inclusion on the endangered species list.
I'd like to know what your considerations on this matter are.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: an influencing factor or condition

Commentary: CONSIDERATION[+relation][+role][+factor][+influence]

Economic considerations forced him to leave college.
The European reaction is another important consideration in formulating this treaty.
Another consideration is the time it would actually take to get a rocket to Pluto.
You should take into consideration the fact that English is not their native language.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: thoughtful or kind behavior

Commentary: CONSIDERATION[+activity][+behavior][+thoughtful]

The company showed little consideration for the employee's health crisis.
She left a night light on in consideration of the child's fear of the dark.
They have raised their children to show consideration for the environment around them.
John's little considerations were greatly appreciated by his elderly neighbor. (nice deeds)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 6

Sense Number 4: a fee in exchange for something

Commentary: CONSIDERATION[+quantity][+money][+fee][+exchange]

You may buy the books for a small consideration.
He paid them in consideration of their services.
It was a large consideration paid for legal advice.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 5: high social status

Commentary: CONSIDERATION[+state][+social][+status][+high]

The family built themselves a large villa and thus became people of consideration.
The social hostess only invites those of consideration to her dinner parties.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)