making

Definitions of making
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n the act that results in something coming to be

“the making of measurements”
“it was already in the making
Synonyms:
devising, fashioning
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

n (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something

“the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake”
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

n 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
Types:
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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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