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NOUN (1)

1. the act that results in something coming to be;
- Example: "the devising of plans"
- Example: "the fashioning of pots and pans"
- Example: "the making of measurements"
- Example: "it was already in the making"
[syn: devising, fashioning, making]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fashion \Fash"ion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fashioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Fashioning.] [Cf. F. faconner.] 1. To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold. [1913 Webster] Here the loud hammer fashions female toys. --Gay. [1913 Webster] Ingenious art . . . Steps forth to fashion and refine the age. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; -- with to. [1913 Webster] Laws ought to be fashioned to the manners and conditions of the people. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. To make according to the rule prescribed by custom. [1913 Webster] Fashioned plate sells for more than its weight. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. To forge or counterfeit. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Fashioning needle (Knitting Machine), a needle used for widening or narrowing the work and thus shaping it. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fashioning n 1: the act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making" [syn: devising, fashioning, making]