Definitions for take stock

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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"


  1. take stock(Verb)

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

Anagrams of take stock

  1. stocktake

Translations for take stock

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

take stock

to form an opinion (about a situation etc)

Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).

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