HyperDic: making

English > 3 senses of the word making:
NOUNactmaking, devising, fashioningthe act that results in something coming to be
attributemaking, qualificationan attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
artifactmaking(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
making > pronunciation
Soundsmey'kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > making: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act that results in something coming to be.
Examples
  • "the making of measurements"
  • "it was already in the making"
Synonymsdevising, fashioning
Narrowermapmaking, cartographyThe making of maps and charts
moviemaking, movie making, film makingThe production of movies
BroaderproductionThe act or process of producing something
Spanishconfección, elaboración, fabricación, preparación
Catalanconfecció, elaboració, fabricació, preparació
Verbsmakemake or cause to be or to become
makecreate or manufacture a man-made product
makecreate by artistic means
makemake by shaping or bringing together constituents
makemake by combining materials and parts
makeundergo fabrication or creation
English > making: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something.
Example "she has the makings of fine musician"
Synonymqualification
NarrowereligibilityThe quality or state of being eligible
ineligibilityThe quality or state of being ineligible
Broaderfitness, fittingnessThe quality of being suitable
Spanishcalificación, cualificación
Catalanqualificació
Verbsmakedevelop into
English > making: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something.
Example"the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"
Broadercomponent, constituent, elementAn artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
Verbsmakeundergo fabrication or creation
makebe suitable for

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