What does making mean?

Definitions for making
ˈmeɪ kɪŋmak·ing

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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. Tracey Vitchers:

    What we're concerned about in particular is that the effect of Covid-19 and the shutdowns we've seen with college campuses over the past year, year and a half, are actually going to make the red zone worse this year, we have this situation where we have first-year students coming to campus who we know are traditionally most vulnerable during the red zone, but we also have returning sophomores who might academically be in their second year but are truly in their first-year experience because they did not have a first-year social experience. There's this idea of making up for lost time.

  2. Jayson Gaignard:

    I rarely partake in my dinners, i’ve held dinners where I don’t even have a seat or eat anything, which I’m totally fine with. I just walk around making sure everyone is connecting and having a great time and that’s my mission.

  3. Ryan Sweet:

    What matters is the trend. We are making a lot of progress in reducing slack and unless the labor market weakens sharply, the Fed is on track to raise interest rates in September.

  4. Creator Phillip Hyman:

    That's who all this should really be about, not about the propaganda and making it your own story, shooting him in the back and just the indignity of it all.

  5. Allison Evans:

    A probable prerequisite for their removal would be progress on North Korea's human rights issues, making any substantial boost to North Korea's economy unlikely.

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