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, 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. Gavin Newsom:

    It's not just the state of California and its governor that is making an announcement along these lines. It's governors all across this country, federal government, we need you. These cuts can be negated. They can be dismissed with your support.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    Getting there and making the team is going to be the tough part, i just know that if I play well in the big events like I did this year, things will take care of itself.

  3. Daniel Knighton/Getty Images:

    Weve gone from, That guys offensive, Im never going to go see him again -- OK -- to I dont like that guy, Imgoing to call that comedy club, making sure henever comes there to work again. I think thats offensive.

  4. Sarah Larney:

    To me the most important message to take from this study is that we need to think beyond the drug. People using opioids are people first and foremost, and have complex health and social needs, making sure people have access to essential medicines to treat HIV and hepatitis C ; encouraging smoking cessation through access to nicotine replacement therapies ; and ensuring access to nutritious food and safe shelter would all go towards reducing the death toll in this population.

  5. Lionel Soulard:

    We believe cooperatives are the best driver, it starts with ... GPS mapping the farmers, then making sure we can trace where (the cocoa) comes from and how we can prove it comes from there.

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