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?

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How to say Taking in sign language?

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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. Xiao Shijun:

    The fall today remained propelled by profit-taking after the gains in recent weeks, with lots of reforms in the pipeline and official economy-boosting steps taken, the market will remain in a rebounding track in the medium term despite short-term volatility.

  2. Joel Wertheim:

    You can change [your estimates] by an order of magnitude by taking purifying selection into account.

  3. Paul Sorvino:

    It's not even part of a genre; it's like tearing off that wall and taking a look inside to see what it really is.

  4. The IFF:

    This demonstrates the incentives for why the government of India has taken a centralised approach, it is less about taking the least intrusive measure towards responding to the public health crisis, but more towards maximising the utility of data.

  5. John Cunha:

    I have had patients in my practice in the emergency room that I have walked in on that are actually vaping at the bedside, ...Someone could be sitting in their room in the emergency room and they could be vaping in between being seen by medical professionals, and we would have no idea what they are taking.

Images & Illustrations of Taking

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