take (something) as a sign

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Definition of take (something) as a sign

: to believe that something (such as an action or event) shows that something else exists, is true, or will happen When it started to rain, we took it as a sign that we should go home.

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“Take (something) as a sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20as%20a%20sign. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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