the act of someone who picks up or takes something
"the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"
fetching, taking, winning(adj)
very attractive; capturing interest
"a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"
A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
That which has been gained.
count the shop's takings
apt to take; alluring; attracting
the act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension
agitation; excitement; distress of mind
malign influence; infection
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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Taking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #437
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Taking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #419
The numerical value of Taking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Taking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8