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  1. first-person singular present indicative form of considerar




From con- + sīder-, a radical perhaps related to sīdus (star; constellation) (compare dēsīderō), but the connection is unclear.[1]



cōnsīderō (present infinitive cōnsīderāre, perfect active cōnsīderāvī, supine cōnsīderātum); first conjugation

  1. I examine, look at or inspect
  2. I consider
  3. I investigate


   Conjugation of cōnsīderō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsīderō cōnsīderās cōnsīderat cōnsīderāmus cōnsīderātis cōnsīderant
imperfect cōnsīderābam cōnsīderābās cōnsīderābat cōnsīderābāmus cōnsīderābātis cōnsīderābant
future cōnsīderābō cōnsīderābis cōnsīderābit cōnsīderābimus cōnsīderābitis cōnsīderābunt
perfect cōnsīderāvī cōnsīderāvistī cōnsīderāvit cōnsīderāvimus cōnsīderāvistis cōnsīderāvērunt, cōnsīderāvēre
pluperfect cōnsīderāveram cōnsīderāverās cōnsīderāverat cōnsīderāverāmus cōnsīderāverātis cōnsīderāverant
future perfect cōnsīderāverō cōnsīderāveris cōnsīderāverit cōnsīderāverimus cōnsīderāveritis cōnsīderāverint
passive present cōnsīderor cōnsīderāris, cōnsīderāre cōnsīderātur cōnsīderāmur cōnsīderāminī cōnsīderantur
imperfect cōnsīderābar cōnsīderābāris, cōnsīderābāre cōnsīderābātur cōnsīderābāmur cōnsīderābāminī cōnsīderābantur
future cōnsīderābor cōnsīderāberis, cōnsīderābere cōnsīderābitur cōnsīderābimur cōnsīderābiminī cōnsīderābuntur
perfect cōnsīderātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnsīderātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnsīderātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsīderem cōnsīderēs cōnsīderet cōnsīderēmus cōnsīderētis cōnsīderent
imperfect cōnsīderārem cōnsīderārēs cōnsīderāret cōnsīderārēmus cōnsīderārētis cōnsīderārent
perfect cōnsīderāverim cōnsīderāverīs cōnsīderāverit cōnsīderāverīmus cōnsīderāverītis cōnsīderāverint
pluperfect cōnsīderāvissem cōnsīderāvissēs cōnsīderāvisset cōnsīderāvissēmus cōnsīderāvissētis cōnsīderāvissent
passive present cōnsīderer cōnsīderēris, cōnsīderēre cōnsīderētur cōnsīderēmur cōnsīderēminī cōnsīderentur
imperfect cōnsīderārer cōnsīderārēris, cōnsīderārēre cōnsīderārētur cōnsīderārēmur cōnsīderārēminī cōnsīderārentur
perfect cōnsīderātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnsīderātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsīderā cōnsīderāte
future cōnsīderātō cōnsīderātō cōnsīderātōte cōnsīderantō
passive present cōnsīderāre cōnsīderāminī
future cōnsīderātor cōnsīderātor cōnsīderantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnsīderāre cōnsīderāvisse cōnsīderātūrum esse cōnsīderārī cōnsīderātum esse cōnsīderātum īrī
participles cōnsīderāns cōnsīderātūrus cōnsīderātus cōnsīderandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
cōnsīderandī cōnsīderandō cōnsīderandum cōnsīderandō cōnsīderātum cōnsīderātū



  • considero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • considero in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • considero in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to think over, consider a thing: considerare in, cum animo, secum aliquid
    • (ambiguous) to act reasonably, judiciously: prudenter, considerate, consilio agere (opp. temere, nullo consilio, nulla ratione)
  1. ^ Thomas George Tucker, A Concise Etymological Dictionary of Latin, 1931.




  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of considerar




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of considerar.