take inventory

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take inventory

To count and record an itemized list of items in one's inventory. The boss is making the entire warehouse staff come in on Saturday to take inventory. We'll need to take inventory to see what was stolen during the break-in.
See also: take

take inventory

to make an inventory list. They are taking inventory in the warehouse, counting each item and writing the number on a list. The hardware store closed once a year in order to take inventory.
See also: take