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[かんが()··]
kangaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[かんが()··]
kangaeru
[かんが()··]
kangaeru

English Meaning(s) for 考える

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to think (about, of); to think over; to ponder; to contemplate; to reflect (on); to meditate (on)
  2. to consider; to bear in mind; to allow for; to take into consideration
  3. to think (that); to believe; to hold (a view); to judge; to conclude; to suspect
  4. to intend (to do); to think of (doing); to plan
  5. to predict; to anticipate; to expect; to imagine
  6. to come up with; to think up; to contrive; to devise
  7. to consider (as); to regard (as); to look on (as); to take; to view

Definition and Synonyms for 考える

Study give careful consideration to
Synonyms: 了見, 思惟, 思慮, 思料, 思案, 思索, 思考, 思い見る, 思議, 慮る, 案じる, 案ずる, 検討, 考える, 考慮
Unimaginable totally unlikely
Synonyms: ありえない, とんでもない, 考える, 考えられない
Think an instance of deliberate thinking
Synonyms: 考え, 考える
Think be capable of conscious thought
Synonyms: 考える
Idea the content of cognition
Synonyms: 考え, 考える
Notion a general inclusive concept
Synonyms: 概念, 考え, 考える, 観念
View a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
Synonyms: 主張, 主観, 意見, 所感, 所見, 所論, 確信, 考え, 考える, 見解
Spirit the intended meaning of a communication
Synonyms: , 主意, 作意, 含意, , , , 意味, 意図, 意思, 所存, , 旨意, 旨趣, , , , 考え, 考える, 趣旨, 魂胆
View a message expressing a belief about something
Synonyms: オピニオン, 主張, 意向, 意見, 所存, 所見, 考え, 考える, 考え方, 見解, 評価
Look Upon look on as or consider
Synonyms: みなす, 考える
View deem to be
Synonyms: 思う, 考える
Hold keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
Synonyms: みなす, 思う, 考える
Contemplate consider as a possibility
Synonyms: 企てる, 図る, 思う, 思い見る, 思議, 慮る, 考える, 観じる, 観ずる
Plan make plans for something
Synonyms: たくらむ, たばかる, 仕組む, 企てる, 企図, 企画, 図る, 工作, 巧む, 意図, 案ずる, 構想, 画策, 目論む, 策する, 考える, 計画, 設計
Plan have the will and intention to carry out some action
Synonyms: たくらむ, たばかる, 予定, 仕組む, 企てる, 企図, 企画, 図る, 巧む, 志す, 構想, 狙う, 画策, 目論む, 策する, 考える, 計画
Intend have in mind as a purpose
Synonyms: 企てる, 心づもり, 思う, 意図, 考える
Think focus one's attention on a certain state
Synonyms: 思う, 考える
Think Of intend to refer to
Synonyms: 思いつく, 思いやる, 思い及ぶ, 思い寄る, 思い起こす, 意味, 浮かぶ, 浮かべる, 考える, 考えつく
Deal take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
Synonyms: みる, みる, 一考, 一顧, 考える, 考慮
Think About have on one's mind, think about actively
Synonyms: 思う, 思いやる, 考える
Cerebrate use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Synonyms: 存じる, 存ずる, 存じ上げる, 思う, 思し召す, 思念, 思惟, 思料, 思案, 思索, 思考, 考える
Think ponder
Synonyms: 考える
Think decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
Synonyms: 考える
Reflect give evidence of the quality of
Synonyms: 映す, 省みる, 考える, 顧みる
Weigh show consideration for
Synonyms: 勘定, 勘考, 参酌, 斟酌, 考える, 考慮, 酌量, 顧慮
Presume take to be the case or to be true
Synonyms: みる, にらむ, みなす, 仮定, 仮想, 仮設, 存じ上げる, 思う, 想定, 推す, 推定, 推測, 推算, 推し量る, 決め込む, 考える, 計る
Think Of devise or invent
Synonyms: 一考, 思いつく, 想到, 案出, 発想, 発意, 発起, 着想, 着意, 考える, 考えつく, 考案
Conceive Of form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
Synonyms: 仮想, 思い描く, 想像, 考える
Plan make a design of
Synonyms: デザイン, 企画, 考える, 考案, 設計
Intention an act of intending
Synonyms: 作意, 心づもり, 心算, 思し召し, 思し召す, 考え, 考える, 腹づもり, 魂胆
Organise arrange by systematic planning and united effort
Synonyms: たばかる, 下ごしらえ, 下準備, 仕組む, 図る, 支度, 準備, 策謀, 考える, 膳立て, 計る
View look at carefully
Synonyms: 勘考, 思い巡らす, 思慮, 思料, 思案, 思索, 思い見る, 思議, 検分, 省察, 考える, 考察, 考慮, 考え抜く
Conceive judge or regard
Synonyms: 思う, 考える
View the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
Synonyms: オピニオン, 主張, 意向, 意見, 所存, 所見, 考え, 考える, 考え方, 見解, 評価
Presume accept without verification or proof
Synonyms: みる, にらむ, みなす, 仮定, 仮想, 仮設, 存じ上げる, 思う, 想定, 推す, 推定, 推測, 推算, 推し量る, 決め込む, 考える, 計る
Conceive look upon
Synonyms: 思う, 考える
Think reflect on, or reason about
Synonyms: 考える
Weigh take into account
Synonyms: 勘定, 勘考, 参酌, 斟酌, 考える, 考慮, 酌量, 顧慮
Plan plan out in systematic, often graphic form
Synonyms: デザイン, 企画, 考える, 考案, 設計
View study mentally
Synonyms: 勘考, 思い巡らす, 思慮, 思料, 思案, 思索, 思い見る, 思議, 検分, 省察, 考える, 考察, 考慮, 考え抜く
Idea the main thing you are thinking about
Synonyms: 考え, 考える
Intention a volition that you intend to carry out
Synonyms: 作意, 心づもり, 心算, 思し召し, 思し召す, 考え, 考える, 腹づもり, 魂胆
Conceive judge
Synonyms: 思う, 考える

Meanings for each kanji in 考える

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Categories 考える is a member of

Willing the act of making a choice
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Cerebrate use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
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Think Over reflect deeply on a subject
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Analyse consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
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Judge form a critical opinion of
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Conceive judge or regard
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View deem to be
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Intend have in mind as a purpose
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Tie In make a logical or causal connection
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Anticipate regard something as probable or likely
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Rivet direct one's attention on something
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Deal take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
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Think About have on one's mind, think about actively
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Demonstrate provide evidence for
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Initiate take the lead or initiative in
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Deliberation careful consideration
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Mental Object the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
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Conception an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
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Belief any cognitive content held as true
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Substance what a communication that is about something is about
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Import the message that is intended or expressed or signified
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Create Mentally create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 考える

Conjugations for 考える

masu stem
[かんが()·]
kangae
Negative stem
[かんが()·]
kangae
te-form
[かんが()··]
kangaete
Negative te-form
[かんが()····]
kangaenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()··]
kangaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()··]
kangaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaenakatta
Presumptive Form
[かんが()···]
kangaeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaemasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaetakunai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaetakunakatta
te-form
[かんが()····]
kangaetakute
Negative te-form
[かんが()······]
kangaetakunakute
Adverbial Form
[かんが()···]
kangaetaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()··]
kangaero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[かんが()····]
kangaenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaerarenakatta
te-form
[かんが()····]
kangaerarete
Negative te-form
[かんが()······]
kangaerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·········]
kangaeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaerenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()···]
kangaereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaerenakatta
te-form
[かんが()···]
kangaerete
Negative te-form
[かんが()·····]
kangaerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaeremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()········]
kangaeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaerarenakatta
te-form
[かんが()····]
kangaerarete
Negative te-form
[かんが()······]
kangaerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·········]
kangaeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaesasenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()····]
kangaesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaesasenakatta
te-form
[かんが()····]
kangaesasete
Negative te-form
[かんが()······]
kangaesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()·····]
kangaesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·········]
kangaesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()······]
kangaesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()·········]
kangaesaserarenakatta
te-form
[かんが()······]
kangaesaserarete
Negative te-form
[かんが()········]
kangaesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かんが()·······]
kangaesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()········]
kangaesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かんが()········]
kangaesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()···········]
kangaesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[かんが()··]
kangaen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()··]
kangaezu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かんが()··]
kangaenu

Sample Sentences for 考える

You must think of your family.
More often than not, he thinks before he speaks.
I often think about the place where I met you.
I think with my head.
Some Westerners may think our houses are lacking in everything they consider essential.

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