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taking

  

      adj  
1    attractive, beguiling, captivating, charming, compelling, cute, delightful, enchanting, engaging, fascinating, fetching     (informal)   intriguing, likable or likeable, pleasing, prepossessing, winning  
2      (informal)   catching, contagious, infectious  
      n  
3    earnings, gain, gate, income, pickings, proceeds, profits, receipts, returns, revenue, take, yield  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    abhorrent, loathsome, offensive, repulsive, unattractive, unpleasant  


leave-taking     
departure, farewell, going, goodbye, leaving, parting, sendoff     (informal)   valediction  
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takings

  
  
You can use takings to refer to the amount of money that a business such as a shop or a cinema gets from selling its goods or tickets during a particular period.     (BUSINESS)      n-plural  
The pub said that their takings were fifteen to twenty thousand pounds a week.     

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tang, taxing, take in, talking-to

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id.
consider something seriously and start taking actions about it
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
o.
taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
adj.
[med.] of or relating to the medical consideration of the whole person in the treatment of a disease, not only physically but also taking into account mental and social factors rather than just the symptoms
Ex: That clinic offers a holistic medecine approach to treat both the body and the mind sometimes even using practises from eastern traditions such as meditation or acupuncture.
v.
1. the operation or work of cutting grass and curing it for hay 2. the act of taking full advantage of an easy opportunity
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
n.
the process of taking away an amount from a total, or the amount that is taken away
When I went shopping with my mother, our shopping bill was deducted 10% because we used our M-card.
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