What does making mean?

Definitions for making
ˈmeɪ kɪŋmak·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

ChatGPT

  1. making

    Making refers to the process of creating, producing, or constructing something by using one's skills, knowledge, and resources. It typically involves taking raw materials, components, or ideas and transforming them into a finished product, artwork, or solution. Making can encompass various domains such as crafting, manufacturing, inventing, designing, or building, and often involves hands-on work, creativity, problem-solving, and innovation.

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  

Matched Categories

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?

How to say making in sign language?

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. Inga Goddijn:

    They prefer to operate from locations with either lax or under-resourced law enforcement or places that are inclined to turn a blind eye to their activities, if the powers that be are willing to allow operations to continue in exchange for a degree of protection for local businesses, it's not surprising to see attackers making an effort to accommodate that requirement.

  2. The American:

    It’s about making sure that you’re playing with the relative integrity of back in the day, people weren’t using 48-inch shafts a long time ago, and so they are really trying to make it similar to back in the day in a sense while having a modern flair to it obviously with the graphite shafts and all that.

  3. John Malcolm:

    In terms of the wife, she could be charged with aiding and abetting, being a co-conspirator, or making false statements to federal investigators, depending on what she did, for example, if she knew her husband’s plans and was with him when he purchased the firearms, helped him to scope out the joint, covered up evidence or lied to investigators about what she knows, that could lead to an indictment.

  4. Hilary Swank:

    Thats the Earth, the moon, Mars, and the string is me making my way back to you. So just remember, the further away I get, Im actually getting closer to being back to you.

  5. Latasha Dyer McKayla Dyer:

    When we first moved to White Pine, the little boy was bullying McKayla, white Pine was making fun of her, calling her names, just being mean to her. I had to go to the principal about White Pine, and he quit for a while. And then, all of a sudden, yesterday he shot her.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

making#1#630#10000

Translations for making

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for making »

Translation

Find a translation for the making definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"making." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 25 Apr. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/making>.

Discuss these making definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for making? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    declare untrue; contradict
    A observe
    B doom
    C conceal
    D deny

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for making: