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. Adrian Peterson:

    I won't ever use a switch again, There's different situations where a child needs to be disciplined as far as timeout, taking their toys away, making them take a nap. .

  2. Lorianne Major:

    The hammock allows the experienced dancer to get more air time in jumps and the non-experienced dancer to find proper alignment by taking the strength of the barre into the air.

  3. Jody Hice:

    Waste on an egregious level by federal employees who are taking taxpayer monies and using it for purposes other than the reason they were hired.

  4. Megan Smith:

    We just weren’t taking it, we said, ‘We have to have faith,’ and that’s when we made her middle name ‘Faith’ because we weren’t going to give up on her.

  5. Jimmy Kimmel:

    Here’s the thing about taking risks when it comes to the national anthem: Don’t. Just don’t, don’t take risks when you’re doing brain surgery, don’t take risks driving a school bus – or singing the national anthem. Just regular is fine.

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