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

How to pronounce taking?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Tammye Brown:

    LSU is still not taking Title IX seriously.

  2. Ed Hamberger:

    I'm happy to say on the record that we have lawyers taking a look at this, there is a process for an appeal.

  3. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Unfortunately, as interest rates fell, taking on less risk actually hurt them versus their peers.

  4. Discovery Channel star Dave Turin:

    We hit an all-time low, it was the worst low I have experienced in gold-mining in the middle of the season. But it gets better, we make a comeback. It’s a huge roller-coaster ride that we are taking the viewers on.

  5. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers ':

    Tomorrow in Wisconsin, thousands will wake up and have to choose between exercising their right to vote and staying healthy and safe, in this time of historic crisis, it is a shame that two branches of government in this state chose to pass the buck instead of taking responsibility for the health and safety of the people we were elected to serve.

Images & Illustrations of taking

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