What does Making mean?

Definitions for Making
ˈmeɪ kɪŋmak·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Making.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. qualification, makingnoun

    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"

  3. makingnoun

    (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something

    "the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"

Wiktionary

  1. makingnoun

    Process of growth or development.

    As a child he didn't seem like a genius in the making.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Making

    of Make

  2. Makingnoun

    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

  3. Makingnoun

    composition, or structure

  4. Makingnoun

    a poem

  5. Makingnoun

    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

  6. Makingnoun

    external appearance; from

Editors Contribution

  1. makingverb

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Making' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #325

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Making' in Written Corpus Frequency: #416

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Making' in Nouns Frequency: #2388

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Making in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Making in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Making in a Sentence

  1. Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss:

    With these stores making up less than 5 percent of GPS's owned fleet, we feel like more attention should be focused on rationalization in North America where the company owns 2,600-plus stores.

  2. Francis Collins:

    I think the term is terrible because it's scaring people and making it sound as if the vaccines don't work. Let me say very clearly : The vaccines are incredibly effective in preventing hospitalizations, severe cases -- over 90 %. So, let's not let the language get in the way of that.

  3. Van Deusen:

    I think that the important thing to remember is that were looking at the trends here. So were seeing those cases track up, track down,over time and thats really informing our decision making.

  4. Rick Saccone:

    We were just playing, having fun, i’ve been making Facebook Live videos for years. They’re meant to be lighthearted.

  5. Sydney Smith:

    A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.

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