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"
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'making' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #325
Written Corpus Frequency
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
Examples of making in a Sentence
For a big chunk of our guests, it's the moms who are making decisions.
It's clear Senator McConnell is hell-bent on making it much more difficult to get witnesses and documents and intent on rushing the trial through.
I'm just thankful to be able to contribute at those times of the game, everybody that's contributing on my goals are the guys that are making the plays. I'm just the one that's finishing it off.
It's no coincidence that the Sessions memo was quietly signed on the same day the President was making major headlines for firing FBI Director Comey because of his investigation of Trump — this policy is unjust and unwise and can't withstand even minimal public scrutiny.
What is troubling here is that a state university that is subsidized with state taxpayer funds, is once again being questioned on their decision-making at the highest levels.
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