Translation of consider in Spanish:

consider

considerar, v.

Pronunciation /kənˈsɪdə//kənˈsɪdər/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (examine)
    (advantages/offer) considerar
    • He was making a carefully considered statement, which he well knew would be explosive in its implications.
    • He said he's got war on his mind as he considers these policies and decisions he has to make.
    • This is a carefully considered blueprint for urgent change from experts who expect their proposal to be taken seriously.
    • It is a decision we are free to take, on a carefully considered basis.
    • And about your ending suggestion, I will consider it very carefully.
    • He asked my opinion and considered it in decisions about the manor where we once had lived.
    • It wasn't the first time such a thought had crossed her mind, but now she considered it carefully and hid a smile.
    • But this seemed to be one of the first times that I really believed that Katherine was considering calling it quits with Jake.
    • The US administration has already dismissed the decision without considering it.
    • They may consider leaving if they believe his legacy is at risk.
    • Here, though, the winemaker must consider his market carefully.
    • A court system will review the operation of the committees by considering appeals against their decisions.
    • However, the provincial liquor licensing process carefully considers the concerns of city councils.
    • From an early age they were convinced it was impossible to make wise decisions without considering the humorous ramifications of plans gone awry.
    • His dark eyes lock on to yours as he talks, to the extent that you feel it would be disrespectful to look away, and he considers every answer carefully before responding to the question.
    • It is important to select carefully when considering your dietary needs whilst shopping for food.
    • Did they take the decision without considering these factors then?
    • Everyone must realise how important it is to carefully consider the cost, care and commitment involved in looking after a pet for the rest of its life.
    • Some American states already control light pollution and I believe we should consider doing the same.
    • But it is also my duty to consider every possibility carefully before making any important decision.
    • The Scottish executive is believed to be considering introducing the levy to pay for new fishery management bodies.
    • Keeping that in mind, you'll want to carefully consider the design elements that go into your deck.
    • My concern is that the ministry is going to make a decision based on expediency and without considering the impact their decision will have on the environment.
    • Fourth, we are choosing the state on the basis of carefully and rationally considered criteria.
  • 2

    (contemplate)
    (possibility) considerar
    (possibility) plantearse
    (possibility) contemplar
    it's an idea worth considering es una idea que habría que considerar
    • would you consider a 5% increase? ¿consideraría una oferta del 5% de aumento?
    • £4 an hour? I wouldn't even consider it! ¿4 libras la hora? ¡yo ni me lo plantearía!
    • we're considering Ann for the job estamos pensando en Ann para el puesto
    • to consider + -ing
    • we're considering moving house estamos pensando en mudarnos
    • would you consider selling it if … ? ¿le interesaría venderlo si … ?
    • just consider how you'd feel imagínate / piensa cómo te sentirías
    • Perhaps the university may consider a lesser contribution towards the cost as it is not on land owned by the university.
    • I would urge anyone else who has similar problems to consider undertaking this course if they are given the opportunity.
    • I know the air is pretty rarified in academia, but has the good professor considered taking an evening course in the university of life?
    • Something else that he had considered was a nursing course at Cregg House.
    • When snags pose no safety hazard to golfers or course maintenance staff, consider leaving them in place.
    • Rehabilitation and return to the medical course should always be considered, but may not be possible or successful.
    • If all this sounds a bit too much like hard work, you could of course consider putting yourself in storage for the winter.
    • Adults who want to continue with their education are being asked to consider Open University courses.
    • He is considering tilting him towards the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup next month, in which case Strong Flow will need to win with some authority here.
    • Though his chief lieutenants either tried to urge an end to the war or seek one them selves separately, he refused to consider such a course.
    • Perhaps you would consider providing a gift towards our Jamaican outreach.
    • She said she would be asking them to consider fully implementing refresher courses.
    • He and Pete have been looking at multimillion-dollar homes and Darryl is considering buying a golf course.
    • Meanwhile, New College in Walcot and Swindon College have confirmed they are considering offering the course.
    • I agree, and think that we have made a big mistake by not considering such a course of action.
    • For example, consider attending a course or convention offered by a food service vendor or supplier.
  • 3

    (take into account)
    (person/feelings/cost/facts/risks) tener en cuenta
    (person/feelings/cost/facts/risks) considerar
    (facts/risks/feelings/cost/person) tener en consideración formal
    (person/feelings/cost/facts/risks) tomar en consideración formal
    she never considers anyone else's wishes nunca tiene en cuenta a los demás
    • when you consider that he's a beginner … teniendo en cuenta que es un principiante …
    • consider how much they've done for you piensa en / ten en cuenta todo lo que han hecho por ti
    • As we've said, custom design doesn't come cheap but when you consider what you get, we think it's great value.
    • Sometimes a system may look expensive but when you consider factors like reduced installation time, higher aeration efficiency, greater longevity of the products, reduced maintenance needs and comprehensive warranty programs it becomes clear that overall you often get more than what you pay for.
    • The deaths and torture scenes are rather grisly when you consider the era in which this movie came out.
  • 4

    (regard as)
    considerar
    she was considered a good teacher se la tenía por buena profesora
    • they consider themselves (to be) above such things se consideran por encima de esas cosas
    • what do you consider a lot of money? ¿tú qué entiendes por / consideras mucho dinero?
    • consider it done! ¡dalo por hecho!
    • consider yourself lucky puedes considerarte afortunado
    • to consider sb/sth to + inf
    • it's considered to be the best of its class está considerado como el mejor de su clase
    • I still consider that … sigo considerando / pensando que …
    • It is considered to be the search engine with the largest reach on the Internet.
    • This is considered a famous poem, and reflects a graceful attitude towards riches and power.
    • These works were thought to be the work of a historical figure named Hermes Trismegistus who was considered to be a contemporary of Moses.
    • I know some people probably consider me to be a trophy wife - when they meet me they realise that's not the case.
    • In his time he was considered eccentric for conserving wildlife while most of his contemporaries were shooting it.
    • He is considered conservative on social issues and holds strong republican views on the North.
    • I think I must leave others to decide for themselves on the point, as my judgement may not be considered to be impartial.
    • Investigators are considering this to be the work of a suicide cult, though this is believed to be purely speculation as of right now.
    • I think in America, some people consider us one of the very last remaining communist countries.
    • Some of this support surely comes from some of the same people who'd considered him something of a cold fish.
    • As a result, many people often mistakenly consider quantity and quality of training to be synonymous.
    • At that time, the Inspector considered Sandown Hall to be of historic interest and a fine early example of the Greek revival style.
    • Only once did the excitable youngster's tongue become tied, this when attempting to articulate the word ‘ambitions’, in the course of an enquiry into what he considers his to be.
    • Some people consider me an ambassador for skateboarding, but at the core, I'm just a pro skater.
    • I have taken these into account and considered each dream to be a form of communication.
    • It offers a free search engine and is considered to be one of the best on the market.
    • I personally consider anyone that thinks this is a joke to be too shallow to be called a philosopher.
    • I don't really know him very well as a person, but I consider him one of my fierce rivals.
    • If you are poor but have all good qualities you are considered not worth knowing.
    • It is quite a fantasy to have a whole people consider you divine after all.
    • The judge may have considered that there was no need to repeat all of the details in the summing up.
    • I think most people would consider him an unscrupulous thug who should be apprehended and punished.
    • If on any occasion the other person turns against him, he considers him ungrateful.
    • At first regarded as an eccentric minor poet, she is now considered a major writer of startling originality.
    • If, however, a person considers him or herself to be different from the group, it will be easier to disregard the group's opinion.
    • I have always considered myself to be reasonably green, driving a small car, walking to work and recycling much of my rubbish.
    • Despite her ugly qualities, I still consider her a person who offers excellent company.
    • Neighbours consider him a kind person who is ready to help others, while criminals see him as a thorn in their side.
    • Unless of course you consider operating a motor vehicle at high speeds as some kind of cosmic revelation.
    • At this point, he considers that he is finished with this nonsense, but, the gate is still there and the prospect of living a dull academic life pales in comparison with the potentials he saw in the future.
    • Hey, did I ever care about whether or not people considered me an idiot at all?
    • In some quarters, the dove is considered to possess angelic qualities.