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?

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    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. Dave Hartman:

    Without making Kavanaugh Monday sound less important, this is a college town -- things haven't changed in that we deal with these types of incidents on a daily basis, this was a dispute between two people at a bar and an assault. But it certainly lends to a simple assault rather than an aggravated assault. That's pretty much where we are and I don't see this going any further with New Haven Police.

  2. Chief Executive Bill Winters:

    The group needs to kick-start performance, reduce its cost base and bureaucracy ... and speed up decision making.

  3. Joanna Rudnick:

    The public zeitgeist right now is trying to expand that lens on beauty, sarah walked through life looking down and we're responsible for making people feel that way. We all have the power to not look at someone like a disease.

  4. Luana Marques:

    The best response is to cool off your brain before making decisions.

  5. G Gaia:

    The common dogma of fundamentalists is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity.

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