devising, fashioning, making(noun)
the act that results in something coming to be
"the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"
an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
"her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"
(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
"the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"
Process of growth or development.
As a child he didnu2019t seem like a genius in the making.
the act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power
composition, or structure
that which establishes or places in a desirable state or condition; the material of which something may be made; as, early misfortune was the making of him
external appearance; from
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'making' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #325
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'making' in Written Corpus Frequency: #416
Rank popularity for the word 'making' in Nouns Frequency: #2388
The numerical value of making in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of making in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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