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Webster 1913 Edition


Making

Mak′ing

,
Noun.
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Making

MA'KING

,
ppr.
Forming; causing; compelling; creating; constituting.

MA'KING

,
Noun.
The act of forming, causing or constituting.
1.
Workmanship. This is cloth of your own making.
2.
Composition; structure.
3.
A poem.

Definition 2022


making

making

English

Noun

making (plural makings)

  1. The act of forming, causing, or constituting; workmanship; construction.
  2. Process of growth or development.
    As a child he didn’t seem like a genius in the making.

Derived terms

Translations

Etymology 2

From make + -ing.

Verb

making

  1. present participle of make
    Soon (30 years?) we'll be making complete DNA and life in reverse, growing food that only reversed creatures cn eat. - Earliest Usenet use via Google Groups - fa.human-nets, 10 May 1981 09:16-EDT, Robert Elton Maas

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