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
When the [ first ] book came out, I had absolutely no idea it was going to be such a massive hit, and then, to be followed by Robert Redford making really an iconic movie … I realized I don't want to compete with Robert Redford and that great work of art they did. So I had to let it go and go on and do a number of other novels.
We should have followed up immediately afterward with Ms. Lane to assure her how seriously we were taking her claims. It is important to note that the way we work with our customers after an incident like Ms. Lane’s has changed over the past few months, if this incident happened today, Ms. Lane would have received a call from our customer relations team making sure that we were providing her with thebest possible care during this difficult time. We’re continually focused on improving our customers’ experience and this is a positive change we have made in the last few months.
[Serbia] has a very long tradition of film making, back in the 1970s and 1980s, there were so many huge co-productions that were made here.
So making sure that the foods you eat are cooked properly, your vegetables are washed -- that would help you prevent infection.
People were making jokes (before the attempt began).
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