devising, fashioning, makingnoun
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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Rank popularity for the word 'Making' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #325
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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
Removing the name Stapleton from places of honor in Denver is one small, visible way of making amends for that history.
Now he's like this old, semi-god who can do whatever he wants. He's not making traditional cinema.
Unfortunately, the president has created this situation where ICE is n’t doing what it was created to do. It’s being used used as his own personal police force, and in those actions it’s actually making us less safe because the critical functions of ICE can no longer happen when the president has them going after people in churches and workplaces, it’s just been made a mess.
I was basically apologizing and making it clear that I wasn't trying to be presumptuous, in any way push him, and he said he appreciated that.
Japanese tyre makers have become increasingly worried about the future supply of natural rubber since (last) summer, as falling prices could push farmers out of business, tyre makers are trying to buy more rubber from countries with lower labour costs such as Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in case some producers at other countries with higher costs such as Thailand stop making rubber.
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