Synonym of taking

Alternative for taking


Synonym: fetching, pickings, winning,

takes, took, taking, taken

Synonym: assume, bring, capture, carry, choose, convey, gain, gather, get, guess, hire, infer, involve, lease, need, obtain, pick out, receive, require, select, stand, suppose, swallow,

Antonym: bring, give,


Aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
attractive charming enchanting engaging fascinating pleasing captivating compelling delightful fetching lovely winning adorable beautiful beguiling pretty alluring appealing bewitching comely cute fair gorgeous inviting magnetic nubile ravishing stunning sweet winsome agreeable charismatic congenial desirable enticing fanciable glamourous handsome irresistible likely pleasant prepossessing sightly sultry aesthetic beauteous entrancing esthetic genial glamorous lovesome personable seemly smashing striking affable bonnie bonny intriguing knockout lovable mesmeric tempting beckoning enthralling good goodly hunky likeable likable luring provocative seductive tantalising tantalizing teasing good-looking eye-catching nice-looking drop-dead easy on the eye as pretty as a picture well-favored elegant exquisite fine pulchritudinous nice adorbs divine endearing fit drop-dead gorgeous hot foxy tasty dazzling arresting graceful sexy disarming darling radiant amiable heavenly precious dear delicate luscious delectable wonderful spunky beddable well favoured dainty loveable arousing easy on the eyes shapely splendid out of this world angelic sensual bootylicious dishy lush sexual on fleek sensuous sublime superb resplendent cutesy babelicious stylish well-favoured sexually attractive fine-looking come-hither bodacious statuesque fabulous admirable erotic dreamy sensational elfin well-formed excellent come-to-bed ingratiating insinuating mesmerizing presentable marvelous interesting cunning rapturous scrumptious friendly becoming grand buxom blooming magnificent marvellous simpatico photogenic beaut classy symmetrical ideal refined mesmerising aesthetically pleasing very beautiful tasteful good-natured spellbinding cuddly magical hypnotizing flamboyant sympathique mild choice wholesome sympatisch exciting enamoring titillating sirenic dollish showstopping prettyish warm-hearted absorbing easygoing siren telegenic sociable affectionate hypnotising aesthetically appealing chocolate-box dapper fashionable clean-cut as nice as pie a ten well favored persuasive artistic decorative attracting drawing studly ornamental goodlooking idyllic picturesque devastating breathtaking enhancing fancy fantastic amazing incredible fab terrific a sight for sore eyes seducing infatuating engrossing beautifying physically attractive cherished trim dreamboat eyeful bijou beseeching magnetizing magnetising electrifying top hypnotic riveting cherishable picture-perfect jaw-dropping romantic willowy voluptuous curvaceous camera-friendly sheen debonair orphic prizable nurturable appreciatable ambrosial cherubical cherubic Orphean innocent twee kawaii fairy-tale drawing attention in good taste canny couthy suave pretty-pretty virile sweetheart aces okay gregarious white-hat strong robust sharp noble impressive athletic smart spruce smooth doll face well-dressed well-proportioned good looking exceptional good egg all right all heart positive satisfying satisfactory enjoyable great acceptable exhilarating worthy favorable joyous super comforting enviable flashy pleasurable euphoric comfortable valuable sound sunny clear A1 rad neat prime amusing glossy honourable snazzy ace commendable blessed fun capital hunky-dory OK honorable cheery reputable welcome splashy sterling zingy soothing superior slick boss spanking intoxicating hospitable showy in order relief unspoilt not bad glad paradisiacal super-eminent grateful passable delightsome shipshape first-class select dulcet super-excellent paradisal blest stupendous paradisaical calming paradisaic elating splendorous deluxe copasetic first-rate recreative supercalifragilisticexpialidocious gratifying paradisiac gnarly ecstatic copacetic relishable recherche savory kind irie savoury favourable kindly gentle compassionate considerate caring benevolent cordial kind-hearted soft approachable tender thoughtful cheerful warm mellow sympathetic gracious amicable understanding unpresumptuous obliging unassuming tolerant big-hearted softhearted goodhearted mild-mannered bighearted accommodating good-humored tenderhearted tender-hearted good-hearted sweet-natured soft-hearted good-tempered large-hearted good-humoured warmhearted even-tempered kindhearted mushy well-disposed companionable sensitive loving sweet-tempered generous reasonable helpful barley-sugar unselfish patient harmless entertaining jolly glorious felicitous gripping delicious thrilling scenic diverting compulsive palatable blissful happy sophisticated quaint chic majestic cultivated cultured astonishing polished refreshing stimulating witty peachy inveigling magic specious discerning cheering courtly opulent urbane stately relaxing rewarding consuming brilliant immersing involving plush distinguished dashing unputdownable spectacular rare fine and dandy memorable dramatic spiffy mouthwatering remarkable rousing wondrous witching enchanted miraculous funny out of the ordinary panoramic dreamlike flirtatious enrapturing polite humorous transfixing dignified welcoming droll fairylike comical luxurious chucklesome sumptuous Elysian colourful hilarious colorful dinky merry lively gladdening fantastical extraordinary perfect side-splitting gay priceless fragile suitable swanky mind-blowing curious stirring affecting light-hearted appetizing vivid moving piquant inspiring heartwarming swank astounding provoking ethereal dandy larger than life pleasureful thought-provoking schmick swell to one's liking staggering emphatic appetising eye-popping invigorating portentous envigorating powerful startling eye-opening noteworthy pretty as a picture unique illecebrous extremely attractive celestial pulling picture-postcard preferable poised exotic mysterious phat extremely enjoyable extremely pleasant flattering childlike perky toothsome civilized snug suited eligible influential convivial balmy superlunary seraphic empyrean worldly strong in character transporting readable civilised adapted appropriate jovial very interesting heady full of personality immodest suggestive shameless nostalgic quixotic with good taste well bred worldly-wise entranced charmed bewitched heartening festive mouth-watering coquettish sexually arousing amorous sexually exciting steamy raunchy slinky passionate well suited groovy mooi lekker glitzy silvery golden chivalrous adventurous glam fiendish conjuring gladsome celebratory petite slight encouraging open tarty ritzy well dressed well-chosen joyful bright slim attention-grabbing trendy righteous prestigious nifty peach ready pussycat placating pacifying mollifying conciliatory strange outlandish bizarro to your liking to one's taste to your taste too good to be true airy subtle nuanced meaty preoccupying buzzworthy racy newsworthy electric eventful worthy of note fresh trenchant galvanising topical unboring vibrant newsy relatable action-packed galvanizing indomitable uncontainable overriding ineluctable invincible unconquerable inevitable pacific peacemaking placatory conciliating appeasing propitiatory ducky brill cool heart-warming bonzer champion corking topping wizard ripping cracking spiffing frabjous beezer ineffable yummy looking like a million farcical lacy diaphanous light well-made deft frail thin feeble very pleasant awesome propitiating top-hole very agreeable very attractive greatly to one's liking very pleasurable classic modish comic awe-inspiring facetious laughable jocular discriminating idealized halcyon silky convincing silken insinuative saccharine deferential ingratiatory fastidious harmonious ludicrous waggish rib-tickling mirthful decorous like a dream come true mind-boggling special unheard-of mind-bending heart-stopping prodigious enlightening fairytale-like unbelievable far-out unimaginable sensorial far out enlivening empyreal fabled tremendous dream-filled peaceful pastoral rustic ornamented genteel affected ornate ostentatious groomed photographic pictographic novel whimsical rollicking restrained high-class overdone august aristocratic stylized pictorial unsoiled symbolic fitting joshing wacky jokey gut-busting sidesplitting camp screaming campy boffo poignant riot restorative scream clever fun-filled gas well-designed hip dressy a la mode rural Utopian unspoiled bucolic utopian arcadian well-bred quiet posh rich unobtrusive splendiferous uptown pure chaste unaffected classical precise subdued cut up for grins sylvan Arcadian be a ball spick and span sleek dressed to the teeth snappy well-turned-out dolled up well-tailored spiffed-up besuited dressed to kill trig fly fashionably dressed natty as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox well-presented with it well-groomed soigné too funny for words restful calm serene out-of-this-world idealised tranquil noticeable conspicuous obvious marked evident prominent distinct manifest salient unmistakable notable clear-cut visible distinctive outstanding kenspeckle noisy pronounced bold significant surprising grabby uncommon commanding catchy gee-whizz appreciable forcible observable phenomenal perceptible telling jazzy lofty dynamite signal forceful singular unusual cogent arrestive confounding bizarre


(usually in plural form "takings") The amount of money earned by a business from the sale of goods or services


The action of pillaging a place or property, especially in war
pillage plunder plundering robbery devastation sack sacking booty depredation loot pillaging raiding robbing harrying looting marauding raid ransacking rape rapine ravaging spoil spoliation swag despoiling reaving spoils laying waste prize destruction despoliation theft ruin despoilment ruination desolation damage ravin appropriation havoc demolition waste ravages wreckage desecration violation seizure stripping mugging vandalism ravage ravishing raping piracy defilement vandalizing abuse maltreatment perversion raids vandalising molestation burglary wasting attack crime stealing criminal attack forcible violation statutory offense acts of destruction annihilation loss obliteration decimation extinction mincemeat wastage extermination demolishment ruins confusion defoliation slaughter liquidation eradication elimination carnage massacre extirpation wreck abolition overthrow end wrecking extinguishing shattering subversion crash death collapse extinguishment murder slaying wiping out downfall genocide disintegrating dissolving catastrophe disaster disintegration abolishing subverting bloodbath cataclysm butchery calamity termination holocaust dilapidation excision subjugation crashing invalidating invalidation crushing disrupting assassinating dissolution undoing mass murder decline ethnic cleansing pogrom rooting out sinking perdition wrack depredations excess surplus leftovers nullification utter destruction. erasure mince hamburger isolation bleakness wildness ground beef ground meat minced meat minced beef smashup dying out dispatch barrenness loneliness solitude oblivion disappearance vanishing shipwreck smashing ravagement total destruction obsolescence solitariness bareness shipwrecking sterility starkness grimness aridity dismalness killing zapping no life inferno thing of the past end of life bane conflagration crack-up forlornness remoteness desolateness bloodletting fire rack and ruin persecution dereliction emptiness mass killing witch-hunt victimization immolation Shoah bankruptcy mass execution bloodshed internecion wholesale slaughter assassination mass slaughter megadeath mass homicide insolvency closure victimisation breakdown folding flop failing demise night of the long knives decay disrepair decrepitude deterioration closing foundering atrophy degeneracy downgrade degeneration labefaction crumbling comedown topple drop tumble shutting down failure close-down going under checkmate winding up break-up falling to pieces


Catching or apprehending someone
getting apprehending catching arresting capturing seizing taking prisoner taking captive taking into custody detaining putting in jail throwing in jail putting behind bars imprisoning incarcerating collaring grabbing nabbing nailing pinching busting picking up pulling in hauling in doing feeling someone's collar nicking laying hold of securing ensnaring bagging trapping snaring abducting kidnapping kidnaping entrapping snagging appropriating taking possession of taking hostage carrying off taking hold of grasping snatching clutching gripping hooking clasping laying hands on netting grappling holding grabbing hold of clenching copping glomming seizing hold of landing plucking lifting snapping up taking a grip of corralling nobbling rapping clinching catching hold of latching on to catching at getting hold of wresting squeezing wrenching restraining yanking pulling gaining taking in prehending grasping hold of taking by force clapping hands on going for reeling in rounding up feeling your collar clinging to getting fingers on winning beaching prising extricating grabbed away pressing lassoing getting one's fingers on pouncing on entangling griping clapping a hand on getting one's hands on laying tossing in jail gaoling rousting taking in for questioning putting the cuffs on booking putting the arm on jailing fastening enveloping enfolding enclosing fastening round receiving intercepting hanging onto holding fast embracing acquiring gloving reaching for coming into possession of picking fastening on hanging on to going after clutching at stretching for ambushing running to ground laying a trap for waylaying trammelling ambuscading running to earth trammeling


Being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
getting beating defeating besting winning against prevailing over surmounting triumphing over dispatching licking conquering getting around mastering overbearing overcoming overmatching skunking stopping subduing trimming upending topping outperforming outplaying outshining vanquishing creaming bettering outdoing surpassing outclassing doing better than going one better than getting the better of wiping the floor with quelling suppressing repressing crushing quashing overpowering subjugating checking curbing stifling overwhelming reducing clobbering moderating worsting controlling routing mitigating trouncing easing pacifying soothing restraining destroying allaying squelching diminishing lessening smothering putting an end to assuaging calming squashing mollifying overthrowing thrashing relieving tempering softening extinguishing alleviating demolishing silencing putting down drubbing abating deadening dampening stilling annihilating killing dominating whipping weakening dulling lulling quieting doing down settling cracking down on taming palliating cooling decreasing toning down making mincemeat of tranquilizing relaxing bringing someone to their knees owning hammering quietening stuffing lightening bridling shellacking composing appeasing inhibiting containing frustrating stamping out holding back walking all over slaughtering taking the edge off pasting murdering putting a stop to tanking running rings around clamping down on blowing out of the water oppressing thwarting ending constraining placating wiping out taking to the cleaners crucifying snuffing out slapping down subjecting reining in lowering quenching regulating putting the kibosh on terminating governing blowing out gaining mastery over flattening attenuating breaking blunting undoing smashing nipping in the bud keeping in check putting the lid on finishing cushioning damping massacring ruling subordinating humbling throwing overrunning restricting soft-pedalling soft-pedaling calming down damping down keeping a tight rein on shutting down pounding walloping wallopping pulverizing muffling abolishing halting marmalizing upsetting totaling totalling getting rid of putting paid to depressing knocking out beating down giving someone a drubbing pulverising bearing down curtailing limiting demoralizing muting keeping under control whomping hegemonizing arresting outstripping excelling sinking overturning beating hollow waxing trashing sweetening slamming triumphing trampling skinning dispiriting easing off keeping down sitting on blowing away taking the sting out demoralising sapping diluting preventing tyrannizing burying undermining hindering cowing ebbing cutting off ruining salving holding keeping gagging helping measuring transcending gentling caning dropping subverting eradicating defeating utterly winning over gaining a victory over pulling in crippling flooring discouraging torpedoing bringing down holding in keeping the lid on de-escalating getting over lambasting giving someone a hiding getting a grip on cooling off gaining control of trampling on pipping at the post holding down tyrannising snowing under hushing impeding disheartening dismaying daunting dejecting scotching conciliating propitiating shaking exceeding unnerving satisfying deterring eliminating unseating extirpating muzzling enslaving lullabying becalming choking back directing keeping back enervating casting down modifying mellowing prevailing overshadowing disarming comforting ameliorating putting a lid on lenifying zapping strangling keeping a lid on swamping winning a resounding victory over putting away quieting down settling down grinding down dealing with keeping under thumb pouring oil on knocking for a loop bringing to ruin KO'ing holding sway over knocking for six rising above gaining ascendancy over hampering fading cutting short dimming smoking capping declining unmanning busting subsiding disciplining whupping smoothing dwindling tapering remitting whopping steadying eclipsing reining back biting back slackening whapping saddening enfeebling dusting extenuating defusing chastening humiliating paralysing chilling chillin bombing shrinking devastating tromping dispelling chilling out walking over falling dropping off winning slowing retarding incapacitating slaking decking quelching tapering off debilitating qualifying outrunning bringing to heel bulldozing stemming downing tanning obliterating hurdling outmaneuvering ratcheting down making peace with knocking over gaining control over phasing down knocking sideways balming squaring pouring cold water on throwing cold water on bringing low paralyzing putting an stop to bringing to an end choking off outmanoeuvring knocking the stuffing out of taking the bite out smoothing over cracking down rendering powerless picking apart rendering helpless bringing under the yoke shushing putting in the shade coping with quietening down rolling back edging out rendering incapable putting a damper on making nice getting control of taking it all tailing off stroking modulating ousting turning down playing down keeping under deposing waning persecuting toppling numbing dethroning weeding out cutting receding fighting back darkening foiling minimizing re-collecting collecting disabling dashing bringing to a stop bringing to a halt relenting influencing annexing devitalizing trumping disappointing exploiting contenting impairing dumbing confining abasing benumbing swaying sobering recovering reining negotiating downscaling sedating supplanting dictating knocking off removing commanding whacking steamrolling doing for interfering with letting up occupying staggering outwitting buttoning up resisting passing dismissing anaesthetizing handicapping corking whitewashing pommelling pommeling making dejected disinclining making downhearted stabilizing banishing dying down dying away discontinuing dropping away palling dying out reassuring distressing flogging slacking guiding freezing enthralling improving on coercing forcing queering prostrating overmastering taking down wasting immobilizing slaying edging disparaging delimiting overtopping weighing down clamming simmering down keeping in line putting the brakes on checkmating overawing bottling up interrupting holding in check buffering outmatching outgunning blasting draining away cutting down decimating making it past ambushing overtaking stabilising cutting to pieces winning a victory over cutting back piping down withholding petering out depriving getting the upper hand over decelerating getting through mowing down taking apart giving someone a pasting outhitting nosing out bearing down on cooling it saying nothing cooling down dulcifying bringing to screeching halt coming out on top putting damper on running roughshod over unburdening keeping it down getting under control putting in their place keeping within bounds making it over buttering up entrapping garrotting tyrannizing over making less intense immobilising patching things up neutralizing ruling over falling away overriding taking over anesthetizing stunning working over butchering routeing laying back bringing under control outdistancing decreasing the volume giving someone the blues knocking spots off taking to cleaners riding roughshod over closing up winding down removing from power putting out taking a load off getting the upper hand minimising taking care of putting the stopper on keeping lid on playing up to shipwrecking neutralising doing away with keeping in driving off wiping off map removing from office cooling out running rings round outflanking trampling underfoot finishing off throttling pwning bringing to their knees plowing under blocking out towering over bringing to knees outjumping strangling at birth blocking obstructing solving scuppering nullifying corking up submerging swallowing pocketing mullering outsmarting yoking censuring defeating easily defeating heavily dissipating outranking shooting down outfighting beating up squishing scrunching masking satiating sating desisting hog-tying putting half nelson on assuring surfeiting filling making calm clamping down addressing improving rejecting improving upon steamrollering putting to rest reducing something driving away chasing away managing mopping up running circles around clouding shading deepening uncrowning unthroning gaining the advantage over giving a hiding doing in making a fool of getting one up on astonishing rendering speechless dishing obtunding gruntling keeping control of keeping on a string becoming weaker unlaxing coasting coming to an end fading away colonizing shaming overpassing outpacing shooting ahead shaking off putting to shame circumventing gratifying dismantling breaking down commuting unhorsing discomfiting succeeding over confounding whelming wrecking nipping something in the bud compelling underyoking keeping in subjection seizing keeping under one's thumb keeping in submission reducing the force of excusing surviving weathering ceasing taking the edge rocking to sleep taking it easy fixing up burying the hatchet conning greasing clearing the air with pacificating restoring harmony to making peace imposing peace upon smoothing someone's ruffled feathers kissing and making up shocking coming out on top of rendering outliving knocking socks off icing forcing down blotting out cauterizing contracting rationing clearing colonising kicking around holding sway reeling back in ailing troubling mincing disfranchising stymieing sabotaging temperating meeting halfway crossing pegging trammelling trammeling decrementing degrading doping chloroforming drowning etherizing gassing stupefying tiring laying out bedimming injuring putting to sleep cauterising putting out of order consuming exhausting entrammelling fettering entrammeling disintegrating crumbling loosing refreshing soberizing enduring disenfranchising getting hooks into hobbling invading demoting disrupting shooting ahead of outrivaling outrivalling hosing boxing in putting a limit on tying up stemming the flow of keeping tight rein on slowing down treading breaking the spirit treading on shaving minifying paring narrowing slashing striking spanking putting lid on keeping inside clamping putting kibosh on spiking driving underground bottling bringing to naught bothering deactivating chagrining wearying perturbing cresting making it round vaulting leaping passing over climbing disrating downgrading taking possession of appropriating capturing taking control of desolating dipping couching scaling down trimming down trimming back marking down whittling down clipping dialing down paring down stepping down rounding down making cutbacks in determining deciding making lighter bringing to a standstill smoothing out demilitarising taking the heat rescuing resolving saving padding demilitarizing clearing the air disconcerting rattling impoverishing levelling leveling casting a pall over bumming out brightening hushing one's mouth shutting up clamming up drying up holding one's tongue tongue-tying striking dumb dummying up paling sweeping making crestfallen indisposing making dispirited disempowering curing counteracting displacing throwing a spanner in the works of coming first taking the honours taking the prize getting last laugh carrying the day being successful throwing a monkey wrench in the works of causing instability gaining a victory taking the crown gaining mastery of winning out winning through winning hands down prevailing against taking the cake abusing censoring conditioning forming succouring punctuating varying succoring solacing consoling snarling disturbing unglueing abashing nonplussing blowing up deflating disarranging taking steam out discountenancing embarrassing psyching out ungluing disordering disorganizing jumbling muddling getting to unsettling unzipping sending up getting down making someone fed up weighing heavily on throwing a pall over making less bright making dim making faint reconciling defenestrating disestablishing razing dissolving shaping affecting moulding lissing making up untroubling smoothing down maltreating uplighting disburdening reducing weight making less pouring out jettisoning changing upraising thinning disencumbering shifting emptying throwing out freeing levitating unloading facilitating putting off humouring calling a halt concluding running down winding up completing bringing to a close wrapping up closing altering underlying touching bringing an end to breaking up taking load off making bearable bringing respite to bringing aid to bringing aid assisting aiding making something bearable letting up on knocking down tumbling purging tipping liquidating exterminating bringing about the downfall of depleting downsizing monitoring adjusting predisposing shepherding disposing impacting on being a factor in having an effect on exerting influence on acting on working on molding inclining having an impact on putting out of action rendering defenseless deescalating removing the fuse from making harmless disbanding stripping invalidating making safe unarming disqualifying bitting harnessing leashing making matters up acceding to somebody's demands humoring denying straitening debarring wronging cornering inspecting rallying growing less larrupping larruping ill-treating staying gaoling detaining hemming in impounding putting a brake on hogtying hogtieing jailing circumscribing having on a tight leash pulling back tying down pinning down locking up boxing up imprisoning putting to flight shutting out putting to rout throwing back in confusion blowing out of water beating back cleaning up on scourging punishing treating harshly putting screws to straining torturing tormenting encumbering worrying weighing heavy upon harrying ruling with an iron hand pressing overloading hounding putting upon aggrieving ruling with a rod of iron vexing besetting putting the squeeze on annoying saddling outraging plaguing despotizing harassing riding picking on taxing setting limits on imposing limits on domineering mortifying depreciating bossing leading intimidating bullying heading monopolizing overruling being in the saddle calling the tune having the whip hand over handling leading by the nose ruling the roost in having mastery over running calling the shots wearing the trousers presiding over pushing around having ascendancy over having the upper hand in ruling the roost keeping under your thumb running the show laying down the law heading up sitting on top of exercising control over pushing about bossing about preponderating having one's way having upper hand monopolising playing first fiddle having the upper hand over bossing around dumbfounding stretching blanking bowling over shutting off laying one out taking out rolling over gaining the upper hand over


(negative) To experience an emotion or sensation
feeling enduring experiencing undergoing going through bearing suffering bearing the brunt of braving coming to grips with coming up against confronting coping with facing grinning and bear living through meeting with putting up with resigning oneself to sitting through stomaching subjecting oneself to submitting oneself to submitting to sustaining swallowing tolerating withstanding standing weathering encountering shouldering assuming supporting sticking out taking on abiding countenancing hacking accepting brooking permitting carrying tholing allowing toughing out living with admitting biding bearing with sweating out riding out opposing defying resisting challenging battling fighting standing up to contesting combatting combating meeting contending with daring tackling bearding countering grappling with outfacing brazening breasting struggling against facing up to outbraving engaging disputing dealing with contending crossing putting up a fight against striving against flying in the face of attacking repelling handling thwarting rivaling rivalling controverting bucking objecting to fighting against going up against taking a stand against competing against obstructing oppugning coming to terms with coming across coming into contact with vying accosting facing down standing up against meeting head-on taking issue with denying gainsaying blocking rebutting locking horns with preventing checking hindering contradicting risking managing questioning fronting running into competing doing battle with going against coping calling in question vying with rebelling against outdaring skirmishing with flying in face of clashing with hanging tough taking up arms against standing fast competing with sticking fast venturing meeting head on prevailing against biting the bullet facing off against taking up the gauntlet accepting a challenge squaring up witnessing having tasting provoking matching refuting living passing surviving pitting denouncing negating having experience of impeding restraining halting stopping inhibiting frustrating disagreeing with stemming assailing knowing spurning disregarding protesting arguing disapproving of calling out curbing sticking impugning arguing against courting addressing quarreling with getting by with resolving traversing undermining holding the line against counteracting reversing refusing to accept scorning managing with waging war against battling with coming to blows with debating holding out speaking against arguing with taking one on affronting hanging on remaining firm squaring off assaulting making my day setting your face against running the gauntlet speaking out against persevering in the face of taking a stand contending against crossing swords with playing going the distance against insulting making a stand against making out with squaring up to holding out against standing up and be counted against sitting and taking it standing firm making do with disproving taking up arms getting to grips with looking sth in the eye racing brazening out bracing oneself for living out braving out squaring off against coming face to face with throwing down the gauntlet at scrimmaging with fighting back against warring against shooting it out with putting up a fight opposing action putting up an argument tangling with campaigning against sparing no effort relucting countervailing dissenting with kicking against stonewalling refusing baulking at digging in one's heels engaging with struggling with getting into conflict with coming into conflict with colliding with messing with running against tangling having dealings in querying eliminating ending attempting counterbalancing participating in assimilating digesting becoming familiar with observing partaking receiving seeing urging laughing at knocking chip off shoulder mustering courage calling one's bluff threatening mocking throwing down gauntlet stepping over the line bullying eyeballing warring negativing making a stand bracing for playing against taking the bull by the horns demurring about dissenting from feuding with enquiring interrogating testing litigating calling into question protesting against throwing down investigating taking exception to rallying against remonstrating impeaching demurring against inquiring clashing putting an end to bringing to an end to battling against apprehending trying perceiving watching getting appreciating comprehending coming into contact sampling beholding comparing contrasting disavowing rejecting disallowing disowning disclaiming disaffirming repudiating disconfirming contenting against going one on one with going eyeball to eyeball with going toe to toe with contravening confuting arraying saying the opposite of having bone to pick canceling out cancelling differing withspeaking canceling cancelling out withsaying wrestling with sorting out tussling with fighting with taking a chance with playing off setting against taking a chance on taking a plunge defying danger taking a chance taking a header taking the plunge taking a flyer flouting disobeying launching entering into combat with striking mounting an attack on wresting with falling on joining battle with setting upon waging war on scrapping with coming to close quarters with giving battle to beginning battle with barring counterattacking contemning starting something doing something about it meeting face to face asking for trouble inviting to debate knocking the chip off one's shoulder crossing swards throwing down the gauntlet disliking calling someone's bluff deriding repulsing despising gibing slighting ridiculing rebelling hurling defiance at treating with contempt dissenting searching out turning the tables taking issue not countenancing bombarding disapproving neutralising taunting exposing withstaying gainstaying disagreeing neutralizing frowning at running counter to bracing dueling duelling violating holding one's ground bearing up against putting up struggle standing one's ground winning out standing firm against not giving up taking it holding off


(of a task or situation) Present participle for to have a necessity for a particular person or thing


(of a garment size) Present participle for to wear or require


Present participle for to choose as an item to purchase


Present participle for to impose an undesirable consequence on


Present participle for to kill or take the life of

Antonym of taking

taking Idiom, Proverb

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