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 didn't 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
Verb form of the word make.
They were making intelligent decisions about their wedding day.Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020
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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
Examples of Making in a Sentence
They include multiple components, sometimes the delay in reporting can result in lack of evidence, fear on the victim’s part of making a report, or the child’s development at the time the abuse starts or when they decide to make the report.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
What we’re getting at are the kinds of people who are making decisions around health care who have corporate interests, which I do n’t have.
I hope that for today’s verdict the Court of Final Appeal really treasures the motive of people fighting for democracy and fighting for justice as part of the consideration when making any judgments.
There was just a niggle wondering whether the critics had a point. And at the point Alice said to me 'thank you for making me feel like this again'. It wiped that away completely.
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