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makeshift | makeup | makeweight | maki | makin | making | making known | making love | making water | making-iron | making-up

making (root: make)


89 in 87 verses (in OT : 67 in 65 verses) (in NT : 22 in 22 verses)


  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Composition, or structure.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a poem.  Sir J. Davies.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  External appearance; from.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


making, n.
1 in senses of MAKE v.
2 (in pl.) a earnings; profit. b (foll. by of) essential qualities or ingredients (has the makings of a general; we have the makings of a meal). c US & Austral. colloq. paper and tobacco for rolling a cigarette.

be the making of ensure the success or favourable development of. in the making in the course of being made or formed.
OE macung (as MAKE)



accession, acquirement, acquisition, addition, anatomy, architectonics, architecture, arrangement, assembly, attainment, batch, build, building, casting, coming by, composition, conformation, constitution, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, cultivation, devising, dragging down, earnings, elaboration, erection, extraction, fabric, fabrication, fashion, fashioning, forging, form, format, formation, forming, formulation, frame, framing, gaining, getting, getting hold of, getup, growing, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, lot, machining, make, makeup, manufacture, manufacturing, milling, mining, mold, molding, moneygetting, moneygrubbing, moneymaking, obtainment, obtention, organic structure, organism, organization, pattern, patterning, physique, plan, prefabrication, preparation, processing, procural, procurance, procuration, procurement, producing, production, raising, refining, run, securement, setup, shape, shaping, smelting, structure, structuring, tectonics, texture, tissue, trover, warp and woof, weave, web, winning, workmanship

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