making

Definitions of making
  1. noun
    the act that results in something coming to be
    “the making of measurements”
    “it was already in the making
    synonyms: devising, fashioning
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    types:
    cartography, mapmaking
    the making of maps and charts
    film making, movie making, moviemaking
    the production of movies
    type of:
    production
    the act or process of producing something
  2. noun
    (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
    “the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake”
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    type of:
    component, constituent, element
    an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
  3. noun
    an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    “she has the makings of fine musician”
    synonyms: qualification
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    eligibility
    the quality or state of being eligible
    ineligibility
    the quality or state of being ineligible
    insurability
    the quality of being insurable; the conditions under which an insurance company will issue insurance to an applicant (based on standards set by the insurance company)
    marriageability
    eligibility for marriage
    uninsurability
    the quality of being uninsurable; the conditions under which an insurance company will refuse to issue insurance to an applicant (based on standards set by the insurance company)
    type of:
    fitness, fittingness
    the quality of being suitable
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