Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 12 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 12 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 14 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is takings a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, takings is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 12 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 12 points.

  • Is takings a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, takings is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 14 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption ;
2.
meaning: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property;
examples: the average return was about 5%
synonyms: {return}; {issue}; {takings}; {proceeds}; {yield}; {payoff}
Verb
1.
meaning: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness;
examples: He got AIDS; She came down with pneumonia; She took a chill
synonyms: {contract}; {get}
2.
meaning: obtain by winning;
examples: Winner takes all; He took first prize
3.
meaning: proceed along in a vehicle;
examples: We drive the turnpike to work
synonyms: {drive}
4.
meaning: develop a habit;
examples: He took to visiting bars
5.
meaning: be capable of holding or containing;
examples: This box won't take all the items; The flask holds one gallon
synonyms: {contain}; {hold}
6.
meaning: be designed to hold or take;
examples: This surface will not take the dye
synonyms: {accept}
7.
meaning: lay claim to;
examples: as of an idea; She took credit for the whole idea
synonyms: {claim}
8.
meaning: have sex with;
examples: archaic use; He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable
synonyms: {have}
9.
meaning: to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort;
examples: take shelter from the storm
10.
meaning: buy, select;
examples: I'll take a pound of that sausage
11.
meaning: receive or obtain regularly;
examples: We take the Times every day
synonyms: {subscribe}; {subscribe_to}
12.
meaning: engage for service under a term of contract;
examples: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?
synonyms: {lease}; {rent}; {hire}; {charter}; {engage}
13.
meaning: have with oneself;
examples: have on one's person; She always takes an umbrella; I always carry money; She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
synonyms: {carry}; {pack}
14.
meaning: be seized or affected in a specified way;
examples: take sick; be taken drunk
15.
meaning: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards;
examples: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent
synonyms: {aim}; {train}; {take_aim}; {direct}
16.
meaning: head into a specified direction;
examples: The escaped convict took to the hills; We made for the mountains
synonyms: {make}
17.
meaning: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;
examples: the accident claimed three lives; The hard work took its toll on her
synonyms: {claim}; {exact}
18.
meaning: be a student of a certain subject;
examples: She is reading for the bar exam
synonyms: {learn}; {study}; {read}
19.
meaning: ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial;
examples: take a pulse; A reading was taken of the earth's tremors
20.
meaning: admit into a group or community;
examples: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
synonyms: {accept}; {admit}; {take_on}
21.
meaning: occupy or take on;
examples: He assumes the lotus position; She took her seat on the stage; We took our seats in the orchestra; She took up her position behind the tree; strike a pose
synonyms: {assume}; {strike}; {take_up}
22.
meaning: take by force;
examples: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill
23.
meaning: make use of or accept for some purpose;
examples: take a risk; take an opportunity
synonyms: {accept}
24.
meaning: accept or undergo, often unwillingly;
examples: We took a pay cut
synonyms: {submit}
25.
meaning: serve oneself to, or consume regularly;
examples: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee
synonyms: {consume}; {ingest}; {take_in}; {have}
26.
meaning: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract;
examples: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment
synonyms: {remove}; {take_away}; {withdraw}
27.
meaning: make a film or photograph of something;
examples: take a scene; shoot a movie
synonyms: {film}; {shoot}
28.
meaning: experience or feel or submit to;
examples: Take a test; Take the plunge
29.
meaning: require as useful, just, or proper;
examples: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
synonyms: {necessitate}; {ask}; {postulate}; {need}; {require}; {involve}; {call_for}; {demand}
30.
meaning: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes;
examples: Take the case of China; Consider the following case
synonyms: {consider}; {deal}; {look_at}
31.
meaning: assume, as of positions or roles;
examples: She took the job as director of development; he occupies the position of manager; the young prince will soon occupy the throne
synonyms: {fill}; {occupy}
32.
meaning: receive willingly something given or offered;
examples: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present
synonyms: {accept}; {have}
33.
meaning: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives;
examples: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her
synonyms: {choose}; {select}; {pick_out}
34.
meaning: travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route;
examples: He takes the bus to work; She takes Route 1 to Newark
35.
meaning: take into one's possession;
examples: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks
36.
meaning: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere;
examples: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point
synonyms: {bring}; {convey}
37.
meaning: interpret something in a certain way;
examples: convey a particular meaning or impression; I read this address as a satire; How should I take this message?
synonyms: {read}
38.
meaning: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
examples: His voice took on a sad tone; The story took a new turn; he adopted an air of superiority; She assumed strange manners; The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
synonyms: {assume}; {acquire}; {adopt}; {take_on}
39.
meaning: get into one's hands, take physically;
examples: Take a cookie!; Can you take this bag, please
synonyms: {get_hold_of}
40.
meaning: take somebody somewhere;
examples: We lead him to our chief; can you take me to the main entrance?; He conducted us to the palace
synonyms: {lead}; {direct}; {conduct}; {guide}
41.
meaning: require (time or space);
examples: It took three hours to get to work this morning; This event occupied a very short time
synonyms: {occupy}; {use_up}
42.
meaning: carry out;
examples: take action; take steps; take vengeance
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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