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TAKE STOCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does take stock mean? 

TAKE STOCK (verb)
  The verb TAKE STOCK has 2 senses:

1. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
2. make or include in an itemized record or report

  Familiarity information: TAKE STOCK used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TAKE STOCK (verb)


Sense 1take stock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

scrutinise; scrutinize; size up; take stock

Context example:

he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror

Hypernyms (to "take stock" is one way to...):

examine; see (observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2take stock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make or include in an itemized record or report

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

inventory; stock-take; take stock

Context example:

Inventory all books before the end of the year

Hypernyms (to "take stock" is one way to...):

list (include in a list)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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