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 for Considering
From 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
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              I will consider thy testimonies.      --Ps. cxix.
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              Thenceforth to speculations high or deep
              I turned my thoughts, and with capacious mind
              Considered all things visible.        --Milton.
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     2. To look at attentively; to observe; to examine.
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              She considereth a field, and buyeth it. --Prov.
                                                    xxxi. 16.
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     3. To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay
        due attention to; to respect.
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              Consider, sir, the chance of war: the day
              Was yours by accident.                --Shak.
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              England could grow into a posture of being more
              united at home, and more considered abroad. --Sir W.
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     4. To estimate; to think; to regard; to view.
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              Considered as plays, his works are absurd.
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     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.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "considering":
     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, taking into account, thanks to

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