What does take stock mean?

Definitions for take stock

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take stock.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutinise(verb)

    to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

    "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"

  2. inventory, take stock, stock-take(verb)

    make or include in an itemized record or report

    "Inventory all books before the end of the year"

Wiktionary

  1. take stock(Verb)

    To scrutinize or size up something; to assess a situation.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take stock in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take stock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ashoor Ali:

    When we went to take stock of the state of the lake, what we noticed was shocking - a glacial lake on the verge of outburst.

  2. Andrew Barber:

    After years of over wading in fixed income, a lot of bonds investors are starting to take stock and pulling back in advance of these shifting policy moves.

  3. John Kerry:

    The meeting is calculated to take stock, number one, and to provide direction to our teams, number two, and to hopefully be able to accelerate the process to make greater progress.

  4. Michael Daniel:

    The summit is really an opportunity for us to take stock of where we've been and where we need to go, since we are very much at an inflection point in terms of ensuring we can continue to have cyber space be a strategic for the United States.

  5. Barack Obama:

    You know that there are companies like Amazon that are talking about using small drones to deliver packages... There are incredibly useful functions that these drones can play in terms of farmers who are managing crops and conservationists who want to take stock of wildlife. but we don't really have any kind of regulatory structure at all for it.

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