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Wordnet 3.0


1. carefully weighed;
- Example: "a considered opinion"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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, constellation; orig., therefore, to look at the stars. See Sidereal, and cf. Desire.] 1. To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on. [1913 Webster] I will consider thy testimonies. --Ps. cxix. 95. [1913 Webster] Thenceforth to speculations high or deep I turned my thoughts, and with capacious mind Considered all things visible. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To look at attentively; to observe; to examine. [1913 Webster] She considereth a field, and buyeth it. --Prov. xxxi. 16. [1913 Webster] 3. To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect. [1913 Webster] Consider, sir, the chance of war: the day Was yours by accident. --Shak. [1913 Webster] England could grow into a posture of being more united at home, and more considered abroad. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 4. To estimate; to think; to regard; to view. [1913 Webster] Considered as plays, his works are absurd. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Note: The proper sense of consider is often blended with an idea of the result of considering; as, "Blessed is he that considereth the poor." --Ps. xli. 1.; i.e., considers with sympathy and pity. "Which [services] if I have not enough considered." --Shak.; i.e., requited as the sufficient considering of them would suggest. "Consider him liberally." --J. Hooker. Syn: To ponder; weigh; revolve; study; reflect or meditate on; contemplate; examine. See Ponder. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

considered adj 1: carefully weighed; "a considered opinion"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "considered": advised, aforethought, aimed, aimed at, calculated, conscious, contemplated, deliberate, deliberated, designed, envisaged, envisioned, intended, intentional, knowing, meant, meditated, of design, planned, premeditated, prepense, projected, proposed, purposed, purposeful, purposive, reasoned, studied, studious, teleological, thought-out, voluntary, weighed, willful, witting