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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say making in sign language?

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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. Tom Staggs:

    For a big chunk of our guests, it's the moms who are making decisions.

  2. Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer:

    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.

  3. Mark Stone:

    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.

  4. Dick Durbin:

    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.

  5. Chris Burgos:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of making

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