taking

taking

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  • IPA(key): /ˈteɪkɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪkɪŋ

taking (comparative more taking, superlative most taking)

  1. Alluring; attractive.
  2. (obsolete) Infectious; contagious.
  • takingly
  • takingness

taking (countable and uncountable, plural takings)

  1. The act by which something is taken.
  2. (uncountable) A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
  3. (uncountable) A state of mental distress, resulting in excited or erratic behavior (in the expression in a taking).
  4. (in the plural) Cash or money received (by a shop or other business, for example).
    Synonyms: income, receipts
    Fred was concerned because the takings from his sweetshop had fallen again for the third week.
    Count the shop's takings.

taking

  1. present participle and gerund of take
  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈtakiŋ/ [ˈt̪aː.xɪŋ]
  • Rhymes: -akiŋ
  • Syllabification: ta‧king

taking (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜃᜒᜅ᜔)

  1. (Taal Batangas) boy
    Synonyms: totoy, toto, tuto, itoy
  • tagay
  • tikang, tingka

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