take (something) as given

Definition of take (something) as given

  1. :  to regard or accept (something) as true or real I think we can take their support as given. I think we can take (it) as given that they will support us.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

  1. :  prone, disposed

    :  presented as a gift :  bestowed without compensation

    :  particular, specified

  1. :  something given

    :  something taken for granted :  a basic condition or assumption

  1. :  in view of :  considering

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