take (something) into account

variants: or

take account of (something)

Definition of take (something) into account

  1. :  to think about (something) before doing something (such as making a decision) :  consider Try to take our feelings into account. She did very well on the test when you take into account how little she studied. She takes no account of my feelings.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  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. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

somethingplay
  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

account
  1. :  a record of debit (see 2debit 1a) and credit (see 1credit 2d) entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

    :  a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

    :  reckoning, computation

  1. :  to think of as :  consider

    :  to probe into :  analyze


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