What does making mean?

Definitions for making
ˈmeɪ kɪŋmak·ing

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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?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Erika Berenguer:

    While there is no doubt that the Amazon is at great risk and that a tipping point is likely, such inflated claims do not help either science or policy making.

  2. Sali Atanga Ndindeng:

    We have tested the stove for emissions and have seen that it has very low emissions, making it ideal to use in the home.

  3. Simone Missick:

    You know, we thought,' Oh, we'll have to do our own hair and makeup and figure that out and hold the phone or the camera, the computer.' But then they started sending over lights and making sure that our Wifi was a strong enough connection. We had so many technical rehearsals in addition to the table read, it was like,' Oh, we're doing a location scout in my house today. Great, let me clean up and ignore the fact I haven't done anything for two weeks.'.

  4. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.

  5. Vincent Stewart:

    The regime faces no insurmountable technical barriers to producing a nuclear weapon, making Iran's political will the central issue.

Images & Illustrations of making

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