the act of someone who picks up or takes something
"the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"
fetching, taking, winning(adj)
very attractive; capturing interest
"a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"
A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
That which has been gained.
count the shop's takings
apt to take; alluring; attracting
the act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension
agitation; excitement; distress of mind
malign influence; infection
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'taking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #437
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'taking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #419
The numerical value of taking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of taking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the U.S., people taking Uber are mostly people not normally taking taxis.
Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing taking.
Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has never tried taking candy from a baby.
George Bush taking credit for the Berlin Wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sunrise.
This is taking place on Dec. 9. This is taking place several days before the governor makes his press statement on Dec. 13 that he didn't know anything about this issue.
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Translations for taking
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- takavarikointi, hurmaava, viehättävä, pidätysFinnish
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