Taking meaning

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Taking is defined as the act of obtaining, or the thing obtained.

An example of a taking is a grabbing of the last cookie.

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The definition of taking is intriguing or interesting.

An example of taking used as an adjective is "a taking evening gown."

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(informal) Receipts, especially of money.
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(obs.) Contagious.
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The act of one that takes.
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Something taken.
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An expropriation of private property by eminent domain.
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Earnings; profits; receipts.
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(brit., informal, former) A state of agitation or excitement.
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Capturing interest; fetching.

A taking smile.

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Contagious; catching. Used of an infectious disease.
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The act of one that takes.
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(law) An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
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(uncountable) A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
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(uncountable) An apprehension.
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(countable) That which has been gained.

Count the shop's takings.

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Present participle of take.
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Capturing interest; fetching.

A taking smile.

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Contagious; catching. Used of an infectious disease.
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The act of one that takes.
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Something taken, as a catch of fish.
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(law) An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
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(informal) Receipts, especially of money.
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That captures interest; attractive; winning.
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Something taken, as a catch of fish.
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