take it/things day by day

idiom

Definition of take it/things day by day

: to make progress in a slow and careful way by dealing with each day as it comes He hopes to make a full recovery after his surgery, but right now he's just taking it day by day. I don't know if our relationship is going to work out. I'm taking things day by day at this point.

Learn More About take it/things day by day

Dictionary Entries Near take it/things day by day

take it personally

take it/things day by day

take it/things one day at a time

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for take it/things day by day

Cite this Entry

“Take it/things day by day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%2Fthings%20day%20by%20day. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!