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
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.
We have tested the stove for emissions and have seen that it has very low emissions, making it ideal to use in the home.
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.'.
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
The regime faces no insurmountable technical barriers to producing a nuclear weapon, making Iran's political will the central issue.
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