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Meaning of MAKING

Pronunciation:  'meyking

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  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"

MAKING is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: devising, fashioning
 See Also: cartography, mapmaking, production



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mak"ing\, n.
1. 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.

2. Composition, or structure.

3. a poem. [Obs.] --Sir J. Davies.

4. 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.

5. External appearance; from. [Obs.] --Shak.

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