takings noun

ADJ. the day's, the month's, etc. | weekly | gross, net | cash | record Store managers are predicting record takings this Christmas. | bar, box office

VERB + TAKINGS add up, check, count (up) | boost The shop's new look has boosted its takings considerably. | cut

TAKINGS + VERB be up/down, drop, rise Box office takings are up by 40% on last year.

PREP. in ~ She was losing about £100 a week in takings. | ~ from the takings from wines and beers > Special page at BUSINESS