Definition for making

adjective as in totaling

noun as in imagination

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Example Sentences

Pennsylvania’s run to the right, however, has been a long time in the making.

The TV network groups have differed in how they handle this decision making, according to producers.

From Digiday

While some execs say that ad-hoc decision making happens during good times and bad in advertising, the need to do so has hit “unprecedented levels,” said Mastercard chief marketing and communications officer Raja Rajamannar.

From Digiday

Cassie Kozyrkov is the chief decision scientist at Google, serving as an expert within the company in both data science and decision making, so when Quartz asked her for insights for our field guide on decision making, we cut to the chase.

From Quartz

Here’s a guide to backcountry dessert baking and bread making.

Everyone out there who says, “Charlie Hebdo provoked,” is making the same fundamental error.

As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.

The pulps brought new readers to serious fiction, making it less intimidating with alluring art and low prices.

This is not making the 228,000 residents of Irving, Texas feel very relaxed.

First, they allow Paul to siphon off attention from whichever potential candidate is making news.

She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.

Besides these, twenty thousand Indians are under the care of secular priests—making a total of two hundred and five thousand.

Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.

So intelligent were her methods that she doubtless had great influence in making the memory of his art enduring.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to making, such as: accomplishing, building, composing, constructing, creating, and effecting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.