take stock

Definition of take stock

  1. :  to carefully think about something in order to make a decision about what to do next We need to take stock and formulate a plan. —often + of We should take stock of our finances.

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

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

stockplay
  1. :  stump

    :  a log or block of wood

    :  something without life or consciousness

  1. :  to make (a domestic animal) pregnant

    :  to fit to or with a stock

    :  to provide with stock or a stock :  supply

  1. :  kept regularly in stock

    :  commonly used or brought forward :  standard

    :  kept for breeding purposes :  brood


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