Definitions for takingˈteɪ kɪŋ
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