- n the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
- n the act of someone who picks up or takes something
- v carry out
- v require (time or space)
- v take somebody somewhere
- v get into one's hands, take physically
- v take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
- v interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression
- v take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
- v take into one's possession
- v travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
- v pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
- v receive willingly something given or offered
- v assume, as of positions or roles
- v take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
- v require as useful, just, or proper
- v experience or feel or submit to
- v make a film or photograph of something
- v remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
- v serve oneself to, or consume regularly
- v accept or undergo, often unwillingly
- v make use of or accept for some purpose
- v take by force
- v occupy or take on
- v admit into a group or community
- v ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
- v be a student of a certain subject
- v take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
- v head into a specified direction
- v point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
- v be seized or affected in a specified way
- v have with oneself; have on one's person
- v engage for service under a term of contract
- v receive or obtain regularly
- v buy, select
- v to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
- v have sex with; archaic use
- v lay claim to; as of an idea
- v be designed to hold or take
- v be capable of holding or containing
- v develop a habit
- v proceed along in a vehicle
- v obtain by winning
- v be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
- This year's takings are down as people pare back their discretionary dining spending, and that, together with surging food prices and tight credit markets, suggests a shakeout in .
- The next week's takings added $5.
- Men and women who got to know her felt the lash of her leave-takings.
News & Articles
- 'Twilight: Eclipse' breaks record for midnight screenings
After much anticipation and eagerness "Twilight: Eclipse" opened up in movie theaters on Thursday, July 1. Hundreds of thousands of fans throughout the U.S. stayed up late to see the movie and as a result set a new record for takings from a midnight screening.
June 29, 2013 - Irish Central
- Emerging equity fund flows in red for 2013 after record June loss - data
LONDON (Reuters) - Investment funds dedicated to emerging market equities have posted record monthly outflows in June, shedding their entire year-to-date takings, banks said on Friday, citing data from ...
June 28, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
- Mel Gibson to be awarded freedom of town in County Meath
The town of Trim in Co. Meath has given Mel Gibson a bit of good news to savor, even though his latest turn in front of the camera, Edge of Darkness, has pretty much flopped at the box office ($42 million in takings, at least $80 million to produce . . . ouch!)
June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
- Antonin Scalia in New York Times
The takings clause only protects property rights as they were established under state law, not as they might have been established or ought to have been established,Justice Scalia wrote.
- Vladimir Putin in FOXNews
In contrast with Bush's stand, Russian President Vladimir Putin said,"No hostage-takings are acceptable ...... but neither is the use of full-scale force in response to these, even if unlawful, actions. We will demand that all sides involved in the...
- Anthony Kennedy in Washington Post
It is unclear whether the takings clause was understood, as a historical matter, to apply to judicial decisions,Kennedy wrote for the two.