Definitions for takingˈteɪ kɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word taking
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of a person or thing that takes.
an action by the federal government, as a regulatory ruling, that imposes a restriction on the use of private property for which the owner must be compensated.
takings, money earned or gained.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of taking:
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
British National Corpus
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
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