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. Billy Ray:

    He was telling this very lyrical love story and I think we were making much more of a thriller, we were making this very intense movie about the cost of obsession and that it expresses itself in a very different way in what Juan Campanella expressed it.

  2. Bob Goodlatte:

    To my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, please replace President Trump’s name with your own name in a small sample of things Mr. Strzok has said, envision how you would feel if you found out that the chief agent investigating you as a Member of Congress was making these comments: 'F Trump,' 'Trump is a disaster,' 'Just went to a southern Virginia Walmart. I could SMELL the Trump support' – or, perhaps most alarmingly and revealingly, 'We’ll stop it' – referring directly to Mr. Trump’s candidacy for President.

  3. President Biden:

    My message to the people of the Gulf Coast, who I’m going to visit tomorrow: We are here for you, and we’re making sure the response and recovery is equitable so that those hit hardest get the resources they need and are not left behind.

  4. Philip Hammond:

    I shall be voting against him. This is not the time to be holding a general election, it is a time for cool heads and grown up government, the government should stop making threats, stop throwing tantrums and get on with the grown up business of doing its business.

  5. Issa Tchiroma:

    Units of the (Boko Haram) group attacked Makari, Amchide, Limani and Achigachia in a change of strategy which consists of distracting Cameroonian troops on different fronts, making them more vulnerable in the face of the mobility and unpredictability of their attacks.

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