: making : causing

Word History


Latin -facient-, -faciens (as in calefacient-, calefaciens "making warm," present participle of calefacere "to warm"), from present participle of facere "to make, do" — more at fact

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“-facient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-facient. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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