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Meaning of TAKING

Pronunciation:  'teyking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of someone who picks up or takes something; "the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"
  2. [adj]  very attractive; capturing interest; "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"
 

TAKING is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: attractive, fetching, pickings, winning
 
 See Also: action

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tak"ing\, a.
    1. Apt to take; alluring; attracting.
    
             Subtile in making his temptations most taking.
                                                   --Fuller.
    
    2. Infectious; contageous. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. --
       {Tak"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Tak"ing*ness}, n.
    
    
  2. \Tak"ing\, n.
    1. The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure;
       apprehension.
    
    2. Agitation; excitement; distress of mind. [Colloq.]
    
             What a taking was he in, when your husband asked who
             was in the basket!                    --Shak.
    
    3. Malign influence; infection. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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