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1. making

noun. ['ˈmeɪkɪŋ'] the act that results in something coming to be.

Synonyms

  • mapmaking
  • film making
  • production
  • moviemaking
  • devising
  • movie making
  • cartography

Antonyms

  • unsuitability
  • unsuitableness
  • seaworthy
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • make (English)
  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Making

  • mistaking
  • forsaking
  • retaking
  • staking
  • snaking
  • quaking
  • flaking
  • breaking
  • braking
  • waking
  • taking
  • shaking
  • raking
  • faking
  • baking
  • aching

Sentences with making


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Check with your doctor before making significant dietary changes.

Quotes about making


1. Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- Allen Saunders

2. Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton

3. I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
- Marlo Thomas

2. mischief-making

noun. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others.

Synonyms

  • monkey business
  • vandalism
  • hell
  • misbehaviour
  • shenanigan
  • mischievousness
  • rascality
  • mischief
  • devilry
  • devilment
  • misbehavior
  • blaze
  • hooliganism
  • misdeed
  • deviltry
  • roguery
  • malicious mischief

Antonyms

  • obedience
  • honesty
  • goodness
  • beneficence

3. policy-making

adjective. concerned with policy, not administration.

Antonyms

  • unpolitical

4. epoch-making

adjective. highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era.

Synonyms

  • epochal
  • significant

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential
  • unimportant

5. non-profit-making

adjective. not commercially motivated.

Synonyms

  • noncommercial

Antonyms

  • commerce
  • commercialism

6. making

noun. ['ˈmeɪkɪŋ'] an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something.

Synonyms

  • eligibility
  • fitness
  • ineligibility
  • fittingness

Antonyms

  • eligibility
  • unfitness
  • curve
  • construction

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • make (English)
  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. making

noun. ['ˈmeɪkɪŋ'] (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something.

Synonyms

  • constituent
  • component

Antonyms

  • incompetence
  • insurability
  • software

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • make (English)
  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
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