taking: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tā'king), [key]
- the act of a person or thing that takes.
- the state of being taken.
- something that is taken.
- an action by the federal government, such as a regulatory ruling, that results in a reduction in the value of private property.
- receipts, esp. of money earned or gained.
- a state of agitation or distress.
- captivating, winning, or pleasing.
- infectious or contagious.
- taking (Thesaurus)