Is taking a Scrabble word?

Yes, taking is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 13 points in Words with Friends

Taking is a valid Scrabble word.

Taking is a word starting with t ending with g. Check our list of words starting with t ending with g.

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Dictionary definitions of the word taking

The meaning of taking


44 definitions of the word taking.


  1. Carry out
  2. Require (time or space)
  3. Take somebody somewhere
  4. Get into one's hands, take physically
  5. Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  6. Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression
  7. Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  8. Take into one's possession
  9. Travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
  10. Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  11. Receive willingly something given or offered
  12. Assume, as of positions or roles
  13. Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
  14. Require as useful, just, or proper
  15. Experience or feel or submit to
  16. Make a film or photograph of something
  17. Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  18. Serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  19. Accept or undergo, often unwillingly
  20. Make use of or accept for some purpose
  21. Take by force
  22. Occupy or take on
  23. Admit into a group or community
  24. Ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
  25. Be a student of a certain subject
  26. Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
  27. Head into a specified direction
  28. Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
  29. Be seized or affected in a specified way
  30. Have with oneself; have on one's person
  31. Engage for service under a term of contract
  32. Receive or obtain regularly
  33. Buy, select
  34. To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
  35. Have sex with; archaic use
  36. Lay claim to; as of an idea
  37. Be designed to hold or take
  38. Be capable of holding or containing
  39. Develop a habit
  40. Proceed along in a vehicle
  41. Obtain by winning
  42. Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness


  1. Very attractive; capturing interest


  1. The act of someone who picks up or takes something

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