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. Geoff Porter:

    I think (the Islamic State) is probably taking credit for something it may not have played a role in.

  2. Nate Kaeding:

    Our local banks are good about taking active risks in small businesses that need a $50,000 to $100,000 loan.

  3. Matt Fernley:

    Is China really in meltdown? We think not. The market seems to be taking the view that because the A-share market is in freefall this means that China is in freefall. We do not believe this is the case.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    There is this tension. I don't fully understand it. I think it's as much psychological, maybe more than political, as to what people are yearning for. I mean, freedom is burdensome. It's hard getting up and taking responsibility for yourself and trying to make all these decisions.

  5. Adam Smith:

    At a time when our nation is hurting the President continues to forgo any effort to calm tensions, as we had all hoped he would. Instead he used force to remove peaceful protesters to stage a photo opportunity. Instead of taking a moment of silence in front of the historic St Johns' Episcopal Church to pray for the lives lost he gathered his cronies to take a picture. Instead of doing the right thing, he once again did the absolute wrong thing, i have serious concerns about using military forces to respond to protestors. The role of the U.S. military in domestic U.S. law enforcement is limited by law. It must not be used in violation of those limits and I see little evidence that President Trump understands this fundamental premise.

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