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  

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

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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. Justin Amash:

    Barr's misrepresentations are significant but often subtle, frequently taking the form of sleight-of-hand qualifications or logical fallacies, which Attorney General Barr hopes people will not notice.

  2. La Croix , Francis:

    Faced with current Islamist terrorism, we should question the way a model of democracy that was too Western was exported to countries where there was a strong power, as in Iraq, or Libya, where there was a tribal structure, we cannot advance without taking these cultures into account.

  3. John Ratey:

    When you exercise, you turn on the attention systems, so that means you're( paying) better attention, you're able to deal with more frustration, you're able to stay with it longer, you're able to manipulate information by turning... on the front part of our brain to make it work better, and that's really key and important in terms of taking in information as well as performing with it.

  4. Paul Nolte:

    U.S. markets really are taking their cues from what's happening outside the country as we head into the earnings season, valuations are still high and earnings are going to be rough with companies adding not more than 1-3 percent year over year. We expect the market to continue moving sideways for the remainder of the year.

  5. Faiz Shakir:

    I don't believe Kamala Harris said Kamala Harris would take that pledge, what that means is are you willing to fight these health insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies when you're in the Oval Office. And I don't think we know that. I don't think we have confidence. And obviously the plan here is suggesting that there's some concern over taking them on.

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