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, 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"

  2. qualification, making(noun)

    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. making(noun)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. making(Noun)

    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. Making(noun)

    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. Making(noun)

    composition, or structure

  4. Making(noun)

    a poem

  5. Making(noun)

    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. Making(noun)

    external appearance; from

Editors Contribution

  1. making

    Verb form of the word make.

    They were making intelligent decisions about their wedding day.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

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

How to pronounce making?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Anuj Somany:

    Almost all people have a peculiar way of making fun of a person on social media sites for they will cast their many LIKEs vote on his face even on damn anything that he shares of others until he says something honestly via his posts then literally none supports if he is not funny or has no big money.

  2. Hillary Clinton on Wednesday:

    I'm not making any predictions, but I think they've got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming Tulsi Gabbard to be the third-party candidate, hillary Clinton on Wednesday's the favorite of the Russians.

  3. Joaquin Phoenix:

    I take a lot of time and consideration when making decisions and what I ’m gon na work on always.

  4. Ministry of Justice:

    Local authorities can apply to courts to request permission not to notify parents without parental responsibility about care proceedings, and courts should consider the potential harm to the child and mother when making this decision.

  5. Paul Molinaro:

    We are aware that (there were) difficulties of supplying Latin America in the beginning, and at the time the caseload wasn't high and we were concentrating on other areas, certainly the situation has changed and we are in the process of now planning that the next acquisitions and batch volumes we get at least in PPE (personal protective equipment) will be making their way in that direction, and within the plan for tests there will be allocation there also.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. appellative
    • B. ravening
    • C. omnifarious
    • D. tacky

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