- (obsolete) infectious; contagious
- alluring; attractive.
- The act by which something is taken.
- (countable) That which has been gained.
"Count the shop's takings."
- (uncountable) An apprehension.
- (uncountable) A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
- (in the plural) The cash or money received (taken) by a shop or other business; receipts.
"Fred was concerned because the takings from his sweetshop had fallen again for the third week."
- present participle of take