[ tey-king ]
/ ˈteɪ kɪŋ /
the act of a person or thing that takes.
the state of being taken.
something that is taken.
an action by the federal government, as a regulatory ruling, that imposes a restriction on the use of private property for which the owner must be compensated.
takings, receipts, especially of money earned or gained.
Archaic. a state of agitation or distress.
captivating, winning, or pleasing.
Archaic. infectious or contagious.
Words nearby taking
OTHER WORDS FROM takingtak·ing·ly, adverbun·tak·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for untaking
/ (ˈteɪkɪŋ) /
charming, fascinating, or intriguing
informal infectious; catching
(plural) receipts; earnings
Derived forms of takingtakingly, adverbtakingness, noun
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