What does Taking mean?

Definitions for Taking
ˈteɪ kɪŋTak·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Taking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pickings, taking(adj)

    the act of someone who picks up or takes something

    "the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"

  2. fetching, taking, winning(adj)

    very attractive; capturing interest

    "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"

Wiktionary

  1. taking(Noun)

    A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.

  2. taking(Noun)

    An apprehension.

  3. taking(Noun)

    That which has been gained.

    count the shop's takings

  4. taking(Adjective)

    alluring; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taking

    of Take

  2. Taking(adj)

    apt to take; alluring; attracting

  3. Taking(adj)

    infectious; contageous

  4. Taking(noun)

    the act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension

  5. Taking(noun)

    agitation; excitement; distress of mind

  6. Taking(noun)

    malign influence; infection

Editors Contribution

  1. taking

    Verb form of the word take.

    They were taking their dinner out to the garden as the spring sunshine was reasonable and they do enjoy the outdoor life.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Taking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #437

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Taking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #419

How to pronounce Taking?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Taking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Taking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Taking in a Sentence

  1. Vivian Tan:

    Based on our interviews with affected communities, it could be that smugglers and potential passengers are taking a wait-and-see approach following last year's scrutiny and crackdowns.

  2. Mark Steber:

    Monitor any life events you have - not just getting married or having a child. Did you start taking care of a dependent family member? Did a spouse take classes? Those life events drive a lot more tax opportunity.

  3. Paul Osterman:

    You're not going to have a robot taking you to the bathroom. You're not going to have a robot chatting to you during the day, you'll have assistive devices that make for better care but don't replace workers.

  4. Jessica Rich:

    Most of what we are doing is bringing actions against fraud, and this is as about as bad as it can get: taking money away from cancer victims.

  5. John Casey:

    The growth of drug-related crime is a far greater evil to society as a whole than drug taking. Even so, because we have been seduced by the idea that governments should legislate for our own good, very few people can see how dangerously absurd the present policy is.

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