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
Turkey must choose. Does it want to remain a critical partner in the most successful military alliance in history or does it want to risk the security of that partnership by making such reckless decisions that undermine our alliance?
It takes more than making the technology available. You have to convenience people to abandon traditional ways of doing things, which is not easy, this can be a win-win situation. Changes on the individual level can have a positive impact, not only on our health but also on climate change.
We are deeply concerned that the President of the United States is making a strong effort to prevent justice.
I struggled with my speed all day, it's weird. The greens are slow. They're springy and firm. That's not a combination you would expect. I struggled making the adjustments today.
Taking advantage of this situation, some bad elements have brought Vietnamese to work illegally in China, making it hard for the labor administration in both countries.
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