Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

the makings

  • as inpotential
  • as inright stuff
  • as inpotentiality
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for the makings

noun possibility for achievement
  • ability
  • capability
  • capacity
  • potentiality
  • power
  • aptitude
  • wherewithal
  • the makings
  • what it takes

Antonyms for the makings

  • impotence
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • weakness
  • impossible
  • lack
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to the makings

potential

noun. possibility for achievement
  • ability
  • aptitude
  • capability
  • capacity
  • potentiality
  • power
  • the makings
  • what it takes
  • wherewithal

potentiality

noun. potential for development

right stuff

noun. whatever it takes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.