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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

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. Colby Rasmus:

    This is a great place to hit, i was excited to come here. It's always been a fun place to hit and we're taking advantage of it.

  2. Ezatullah Mascoudi:

    I don't like only taking money from the social welfare office and just sleeping all day, i'm so happy that I'm earning money myself now.

  3. Rolling Stone:

    We have come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced, we were trying to be sensitive to the unfair shame and humiliation many women feel after a sexual assault and now regret the decision to not contact the alleged assaulters to get their account. We are taking this seriously and apologize to anyone who was affected by the story.

  4. Carlos Ghosn:

    We have suspended taking orders, we didn't do it overall, just on some models. We said, 'Sorry, until we see where this situation is going we don't take orders.'.

  5. Van Hollen:

    The idea that the Administration is now going to sanction Turkey to protect the Kurdish people rings totally hollow, this is nothing but an effort to stop the Congress from taking action to try to prevent further loss of life and get a Turkish withdrawal.

Images & Illustrations of taking

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