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Synonyms for taking
ˈteɪ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pickings, taking(adj)

    the act of someone who picks up or takes something

    "the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"



  2. fetching, taking, winning(adj)

    very attractive; capturing interest

    "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"

    fetching, victorious, winning


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. taking(a.)

    pleasing, alluring, captivating, attractive

  2. taking(a.)

    infectious, catching

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. taking(a)

    alluring, fascinating, winning, charming, captivating

  2. taking(n)

    seizure, apprehension, reprisal, prehension

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bearing, take, adopting, takes, making, adoption, having, adopt, taken, recallingtaking, assuming, speaking

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How to use taking in a sentence?

  1. James Jarrard:

    Our SDF partners are still making daily progress and sacrifices, and together we are still finding, targeting and killing ISIS terrorists intent on keeping their extremist hold on the region. We cannot take our focus off our mission, and we must not lose our momentum in taking these terrorists off the battlefield and preventing them from resurfacing somewhere else.

  2. Judy Kuriansky:

    Women's sexuality is very complicated. It's not a matter of just taking that pill by the way, and then all of a sudden the lights go on, you have to feel good about your body. You have to feel good about yourself. You have to feel the guy really loves you. ... It's complex. It's not the same as a man taking a pill.

  3. Clint Harp:

    It’s me, it’s my wife and our team building furniture, taking it to people’s places and designing those spaces around those furniture. We cannot wait.

  4. South Africa:

    Not only does our country hold the Cradle of Humankind, but we also have fossils that help us understand the rise of the gigantic dinosaurs, this is another example of South Africa taking the high road and making scientific breakthroughs of international significance on the basis of its geographic advantage, as it does in astronomy, marine and polar research, indigenous knowledge, and biodiversity.

  5. Vickie Kopf:

    They are taking my beautiful daughter off her ventilator within the next hour to see if she'll start breathing on her own.

Translations for taking

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  • takavarikointi, hurmaava, viehättävä, pidätysFinnish

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