Synonyms for takings

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Thus the gross takings were two louis, ten livres, and two sous.

Many weeks throughout the year these takings do not average more than 8s.

Had she not chosen him and taken him up to the exclusion of all other such choosings and takings?

Also ways to invest his takings well, for usury was not denied him.

Our companions were all there with their takings, mounted and waiting for us.

Some of our companions were already there with their takings.

Let us pass now to a consideration of various classes of the takings of human life.

He went too far with his affected scruple and his takings of leave!

I had to compensate them for the loss of their daily takings at the Black Jack.

A matter of three pounds a day takings and two pounds a day profit.'

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "that which is taken in payment," from take (v.). Sense of "money taken in" by a single performance, etc., is from 1931. Movie-making sense is recorded from 1927. Criminal sense of "money acquired by theft" is from 1888. The verb sense of "to cheat, defraud" is from 1920. On the take "amenable to bribery" is from 1930.

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