take the long view

Definition of take the long view

  1. :  to think about the things that might happen in the future rather than only about the things that are happening now Investors should take the long view when considering where to put their money.

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

longplay
  1. :  extending for a considerable distance

    :  having greater length than usual

    :  having greater height than usual :  tall

  1. :  for or during a long time

    :  at or to a long distance :  far

    :  for the duration of a specified period

  1. :  a long period of time

    :  a long syllable

    :  one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market

  1. :  to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained

  1. :  to be suitable or fitting

viewplay
  1. :  extent or range of vision :  sight

    :  the act of seeing or examining :  inspection

    :  survey

  1. :  to look at attentively :  scrutinize, observe

    :  see, watch

    :  to look on in a particular light :  regard


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