taking

Primary Meanings of taking

1.
n
the act of someone who picks up or takes something
2.
adj
very attractive; capturing interest
Full Definitions of taking
1

n the act of someone who picks up or takes something

“clothing could be had for the taking
Synonyms:
pickings
Type of:
action
something done (usually as opposed to something said)
2

adj very attractive; capturing interest

“something inexpressibly taking in his manner”
Synonyms:
fetching, winning
attractive
pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

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