Noun(1) the act that results in something coming to be(2) an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something(3) (usually plural
Verb(1) engage in(2) give certain properties to something(3) make or cause to be or to become(4) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner(5) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally(6) create or manufacture a man-made product(7) make, formulate, or derive in the mind(8) compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way(9) create by artistic means(10) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages(11) create or design, often in a certain way(12) to compose or represent(13) reach a goal(14) be or be capable of being changed or made into(15) make by shaping or bringing together constituents(16) perform or carry out
(1) The essence of these reforms is to further promote and facilitate the making of agreements at the workplace level.(2) the making of videos(3) For example, we developed every major innovation in the iron and steel making process.(4) But Parker and Stone confirm the actual making of the film has been laborious and exhausting.(5) The applicant contends that he did not authorise the making of those consent orders.(6) Should children not be involved in the actual making of those films?(7) Mr Goldberg accepts in those circumstances that Mr Brannigan orally authorised the making of the application.(8) Moreover, actual decision making was more complex than simply one drug and its attendant cluster of factors.(9) They research for biographical, theoretical and historical points of decision makings and portray an unusual life between philosophy and revolt.(10) Deputy French took a small white bag of tobacco from his shirt pocket, shaking the makings into a waiting cigarette paper, he began to roll it round.(11) Our offer was accepted this morning and there is no chain in either direction, so fingers crossed, it has the makings of a smooth operation.(12) The Penguins had all the makings of a Cup contender: a lethal offense, good goaltending, and good coaching.(13) The prohibition on capital controls has the makings of a US foreign policy debacle.(14) If cut for lumber, this single tree would yield 600, 120 board feet, the makings of 40 five-room houses.(15) Sounds like the makings of a nice political thriller.(16) Toss in anxiety about consumerism, the environment, commercialism, sex and violence and you've got the makings of a great play.
(1) make :: maak
1. manufacture ::
3. qualification ::
Different Formsmaking, makings, unmaking
Word Example from TV Shows
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No, I would've said
you're MAKING a huge mistake,
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23
Whatever they're MAKING here,
it's behind this door.
Westworld Season 2, Episode 4
Craig Schultz is MAKING me.
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 13
as Kripke. I'm MAKING tea.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 24
I'm just MAKING a point.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13
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