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, takingadjective

    the act of someone who picks up or takes something

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

  2. fetching, taking, winningadjective

    very attractive; capturing interest

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

Wiktionary

  1. takingnoun

    A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.

  2. takingnoun

    An apprehension.

  3. takingnoun

    That which has been gained.

    count the shop's takings

  4. takingadjective

    alluring; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taking

    of Take

  2. Takingadjective

    apt to take; alluring; attracting

  3. Takingadjective

    infectious; contageous

  4. Takingnoun

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

  5. Takingnoun

    agitation; excitement; distress of mind

  6. Takingnoun

    malign influence; infection

Editors Contribution

  1. takingverb

    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  

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  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

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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. Eric Rosengren:

    Despite the passage of time and adoption of better policies, one could argue that the Japanese banking system is now, once again, being threatened by adverse economic conditions, a shrinking population, aging demographics, and very low interest rates provide very little room for Japanese banks to operate profitably. This of course provides an incentive to reach for yield, potentially implying additional risk-taking.

  2. Timothy Aveni:

    Mark can patch this one section of Facebook's policies, but if he derives his principle from the particular actions he wants to take, instead of taking action based on principle, it'll be fruitless in the long run.

  3. John Carruth:

    They were like,' So are you taking bets on who's gon na who's gon na go first ?' everybody was just laughing and it definitely was really funny.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Any regulation that's outdated, unnecessary, bad for workers or contrary to the national interest will be scrapped and scrapped completely, we're going to do all this while taking proper regard for rational environmental concerns.

  5. Discovery Channel star Dave Turin:

    It was the worst low I have experienced in gold-mining in the middle of the season. But it gets better, we make a comeback. It’s a huge roller-coaster ride that we are taking the viewers on.

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