1. [ noun ] an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
Synonyms: qualification

"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
Similar spelling:   making