|1.||[ noun ] an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something|
"her qualifications for the job are excellent" "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree" "she has the makings of fine musician"
|Related terms:||fitness academic_degree eligibility ineligibility qualify make|
|2.||[ noun ] the components needed for making or doing something|
"the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"
|Related terms:||component make|