takings


takings
noun (esp. BrE)
ADJECTIVE
the day's, the week's
weekly
gross, net
cash
record

Store managers are predicting record takings this Christmas.

bar, box-office
VERB + TAKINGS
add up, check, count, count up
boost

The shop's new look has boosted its takings considerably.

cut
TAKINGS + VERB
be up, rise

Box-office takings are up by 40% on last year.

be down, drop

Takings dropped a little this week.

PREPOSITION
in takings

She was losing about £100 a week in takings.

takings from

the takings from wines and beers


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  • takings — tak‧ings [ˈteɪkɪŋz] noun [plural] ACCOUNTING FINANCE the money that a business such as a shop or bank gets from selling its goods or services in a particular period of time: • This shop s takings are down by half, compared to this time last year …   Financial and business terms

  • takings — index earnings, spoils Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • takings — tak|ings [ˈteıkıŋz] n [plural] the money that a business, shop etc gets from selling its goods over a particular period of time the day s/week s etc takings ▪ He counted the night s takings. bar/box office etc takings ▪ Cinema box office takings… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • takings — [[t]te͟ɪkɪŋz[/t]] N PLURAL You can use takings to refer to the amount of money that a business such as a shop or a cinema gets from selling its goods or tickets during a particular period. The pub said that their takings were fifteen to twenty… …   English dictionary

  • takings — UK [ˈteɪkɪŋz] / US noun [plural] the money that a shop receives from customers She s counting the night s takings. Our takings are down this week …   English dictionary

  • takings — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

  • takings — noun (plural) the money that a shop gets from selling its goods: Someone broke in and stole the day s takings from the safe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • takings — plural noun his takings from the race were substantial Syn: proceeds, returns, receipts, earnings, winnings, pickings, spoils; profit, gain, income, revenue; gate, purse …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • takings — / teɪkɪŋz/ plural noun the money received in a shop or a business ● The week’s takings were stolen from the cash desk …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • takings — / teɪkɪŋz/ plural noun the money received in a shop or a business ● The week’s takings were stolen from the cash desk …   Dictionary of banking and finance


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