1. taking

noun. ['ˈteɪkɪŋ'] the act of someone who picks up or takes something.


  • pickings


  • ugly
  • repulsive

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Words that Rhyme with Taking

  • forsaking
  • remaking
  • snaking
  • quaking
  • flaking
  • breaking
  • braking
  • waking
  • shaking
  • raking
  • making
  • faking
  • baking
  • aching

Example sentences of the word taking

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Prevention of complications is important when taking care of someone who is not able to move normally.

Quotes containing the word taking

1. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!"he whispered."Yes, Piglet?""Nothing,"said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
- A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

2. With Portlandia, I don't think our intention is always to find something funny. Sometimes the humor comes from taking something really seriously. We're okay with making somebody feel uncomfortable or uneasy.
- Carrie Brownstein

3. Humor and laughter - not necessarily derogatory derision - are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously - for fear of dying of boredom.
- Marcel Duchamp

2. leave-taking

noun. the act of departing politely.


  • going
  • leave
  • going away
  • leaving
  • valediction
  • farewell
  • departure


  • appearance
  • birth
  • inactive
  • enter

3. stock-taking

noun. reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook.


  • reappraisal
  • stocktaking
  • revaluation
  • review

4. stock-taking

noun. making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand.


  • inventory
  • itemisation
  • stocktake
  • stocktaking
  • listing
  • itemization
  • inventorying

5. taking

adjective. ['ˈteɪkɪŋ'] very attractive; capturing interest.


  • attractive
  • winning


  • displeasing
  • uninviting
  • unattractiveness