Definitions for Taking
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Taking.
the act of someone who picks up or takes something
"the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"
fetching, taking, winningadjective
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
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from take.
What a taking was he in, when your husband asked who was in the basket. William Shakespeare.
She saw in what a taking,
The knight was by his furious quaking. Samuel Butler.
Taking can be defined as the act of acquiring or removing something from someone or somewhere. It typically involves the physical action of obtaining possession or control over an object, person, or situation. Taking can also refer to the act of accepting or receiving something that is offered or given willingly.
apt to take; alluring; attracting
the act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension
agitation; excitement; distress of mind
malign influence; infection
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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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
The numerical value of Taking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Taking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
George Bush taking credit for the Berlin Wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sunrise.
George died because he needed a breath, a breath of air, i implore you all to join his family in taking a breath - taking a breath for justice, taking a breath for peace.
Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it is taking longer and longer to train a physicist. It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them.
The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.
I would say everybody should talk to their doctor first before taking 2000 international units of vitamin D on top of whatever else you're taking, and there are certain health problems such as kidney stones and hyperparathyroidism( a rise in calcium levels), where you really shouldn't be taking extra vitamin D.
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