take into account

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take someone or something into account

 and take into account someone or something
to remember to consider someone or something. I hope you'll take Bill and Bob into account when you plan the party. I'll try to take into account all the things that are important in a situation like this.
See also: account, take

take something into account

 and take something into consideration
to consider something to be an important factor in some decision. We will take your long years of service into account when we make our final decision. You can be certain that we will take it into consideration.
See also: account, take

take something into account

also take account of something
to include something when making a decision or judgment Salespeople have to take into account the differences between their customers.
Related vocabulary: allow for something Opposite of: take no account of something
See also: account, take

take something/somebody into account

  also take account of something/somebody
to think about something or someone when you are making a decision or a judgement I hope they'll take her age into account when they're judging her work. (often + that ) They took into account that he'd never been in trouble before. Her book takes no account of (= does not consider) recent research carried out in America.
See also: account, take

take into account

Also, take account of; take into consideration. Bear in mind, consider, allow for, as in We have to take into account that ten of the musicians were absent, or It's important to take account of where the audience is coming from, or When you take into consideration the fact that they were founded only a year ago, they've done very well. Take into consideration is the oldest of these expressions, dating from the mid-1500s. Take into account and take account of date from the late 1600s. The antonyms, leave out of account or take no account of, mean "ignore, pay no attention to," as in They've left the most important item out of account. [Second half of 1800s] All of these idioms use account in the sense of "reckoning" or "calculation," and consideration in the sense of "regard for the circumstances."
See also: account, take

take into account

To take into consideration; allow for.
See also: account, take