These verbs refer to holding opinions or views that are based on evaluation.
Consider suggests objective reflection and reasoning: He considers success of little importance.
Deem is more subjective through its emphasis on judgment as distinguished from contemplation: The faculty deems the essay to be by far the best one submitted.
Regard often implies a personal attitude: I regard your apology as genuine.
Account and reckon in this sense are literary and imply calculated judgment: "I account no man to be a philosopher who attempts to do more" (John Henry Newman). "I cannot reckon you as an admirer" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).
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.... The American Heritage