considering

  • 1 considering — has been used for centuries as a preposition and conjunction meaning ‘taking into account (that)’. Like given and granted, it is grammatically independent of the subject: • It s odd that one boasts considering that no one is ever taken in by it… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 considering — [adj] taking everything in mind all in all, all things considered, as, as long as, because, everything being equal, for, forasmuch as, inasmuch as, in consideration of, in light of, insomuch as, in view of, now, pending, seeing, since, taking… …

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  • 3 considering — ► PREPOSITION & CONJUNCTION ▪ taking into consideration. ► ADVERB informal ▪ taking everything into account …

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  • 4 considering — [kən sid′ər iŋ] prep. in view of; taking into account adv. Informal taking all circumstances into account; all things considered …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 considering — con|sid|er|ing [ kən sıd(ə)rıŋ ] function word ** Considering can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Considering her lack of experience, it is surprising she has achieved so much. before words such as that, what …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 considering */*/ — UK [kənˈsɪdərɪŋ] / US [kənˈsɪd(ə)rɪŋ] preposition, conjunction Summary: Considering can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Considering her lack of experience, it is surprising she has achieved so much. before… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 considering — con|sid|er|ing1 [kənˈsıdərıŋ] prep, conj used to say that you are thinking about a particular fact when you are giving your opinion ▪ Considering the strength of the opposition, we did very well to score two goals. considering (that) ▪ I think we …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 considering — [[t]kənsɪ̱dərɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) PREP You use considering to indicate that you are thinking about a particular fact when making a judgement or giving an opinion. He must be hoping, but considering the situation in June he may hoping for too much too… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 considering — 1 preposition, conjunction used when describing a situation, before stating a fact that you know has had an effect on that situation: Considering the strength of the opposition, we did very well to score two goals. | considering that/who/how etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 Considering — Consider Con*sid er (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Considered} (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Considering}.] [F. consid[ e]rer, L. considerare, sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con + sidus, sideris, star …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 considering — /keuhn sid euhr ing/, prep. 1. taking into account; in view of: The campaign was a great success, considering the strong opposition. adv. 2. Informal. with all things considered (used only after the statement it modifies): He paints very well,… …

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  • 12 considering — con•sid•er•ing [[t]kənˈsɪd ər ɪŋ[/t]] prep. 1) taking into account; in view of: The campaign was a success, considering the initial opposition[/ex] 2) inf Informal. with all things considered (used after the statement it modifies): He paints well …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 considering — prep. 1 in view of; taking into consideration (considering their youth; considering that it was snowing). 2 (without compl.) colloq. all in all; taking everything into account (not so bad, considering) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 considering — I. preposition Date: 14th century in view of ; taking into account < he did well considering his limitations > II. conjunction Date: 15th century inasmuch as < considering he was new at the job, he did quite well > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 considering — 1. preposition considering his size, he was speedy Syn: bearing in mind, taking into consideration, taking into account, keeping in mind, in view of, in light of 2. adverb, informal he s been lucky, considering Syn: all things considered, all in… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 considering — /kənˈsɪdərɪŋ/ (say kuhn siduhring) preposition 1. taking into account; in view of. –adverb 2. with all things considered (used after the statement it modifies): *I don t call her pretty – I never did; but she looks very well indeed at Barragong,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 considering*/ — [kənˈsɪdərɪŋ] grammar word used for showing that your opinion about something is affected by a particular fact They ve made remarkable progress, considering they only started last week.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 considering — Synonyms and related words: after, all in all, as, as long as, because of, being, by reason of, by virtue of, cause, due to, for, in consideration of, in view of, in virtue of, inasmuch as, insomuch as, now, on account of, owing to, seeing, since …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 considering — (Roget s IV) prep. & conj. Syn. in light of, in view of, in consideration of, pending, taking into account, everything being equal, inasmuch as, insomuch as, forasmuch as, with something in view, being as how* …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 considering — con sid·er·ing || rɪŋ prep. taking into account; in light of adv. taking everything into account conj. taking into account; in light of con·sid·er || kÉ™n sɪdÉ™ v. think over, think about carefully; believe; regard; take into account …

    English contemporary dictionary