take into account

verb
allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something (Freq. 12)
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I allow for this possibility

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The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash

Syn: ↑allow
Derivationally related forms: ↑allowable (for: ↑allow)
Hypernyms: ↑calculate, ↑estimate, ↑reckon, ↑count on, ↑figure, ↑forecast
Hyponyms: ↑budget for
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody to INFINITIVE

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phrasal or take into consideration
: to make allowance for (as in passing judgment)

judge took the boy's age into account

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take into account or take account of
To take into consideration
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Main Entry:account

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take (something) into account (or take account of (something))
: to think about (something) before doing something (such as making a decision) :consider

Try to take our feelings into account. [=try to think about how we will feel]

Other issues must be taken into account before a choice can be made.

She did very well on the test when you take into account how little she studied.

She takes no account of my feelings. [=she doesn't consider how I feel]

The new health plan fails to take account of the fact that many people cannot pay for their medicine.

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Main Entry:account

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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