the act of a person or thing that makes:
The making of a violin requires great skill.
structure; constitution; makeup.
the means or cause of success or advancement:
to be the making of someone.
Usually, makings. capacity or potential:
He has the makings of a first-rate officer.
material of which something may be made:
the makings for a tossed salad.
Older Slang. paper and tobacco with which to make a hand-rolled cigarette.
the quantity made:
a making of butter.
in the making, in the process of being made; developing or evolving; growing:
Our space scientists see history in the making.
the act of a person or thing that makes or the process of being made
(in combination): watchmaking
be the making of, to cause the success of
in the making, in the process of becoming or being made: a politician in the making
something made or the quantity of something made at one time
noun 1. the act or manner of managing; handling, direction, or control. 2. skill in managing; executive ability: great management and tact. 3. the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a business, institution, etc.: The store is under new management. 4. executives collectively, considered as a class (distinguished from labor). noun 1. […]
[glawr-uh-fi-key-shuh n, glohr-] /ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr-/ noun 1. a glorified or more splendid form of something. 2. the act of glorifying. 3. the state of being glorified. 4. exaltation to the glory of heaven. glorification /ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of glorifying or state of being glorified 2. (informal) an enhanced or favourably […]
[man-uh-fuh-stey-shuh n, -fe-] /ˌmæn ə fəˈsteɪ ʃən, -fɛ-/ noun 1. an act of manifesting. 2. the state of being manifested. 3. outward or perceptible indication; materialization: At first there was no manifestation of the disease. 4. a public demonstration, as for political effect. 5. Spiritualism. a materialization. manifestation /ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of demonstrating; […]
[self-mas-tuh-ree, -mah-stuh-, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈmæs tə ri, -ˈmɑ stə-, ˈsɛlf-/ noun 1. self-control.