upmaking

noun

Definition of upmaking

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an act or action of making up

upmaking

adjective
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Definition of upmaking (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish
: making up for a shortcoming : compensating

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History and Etymology for upmaking

Noun

from gerund of obsolete Scots upmake to make up, from Middle English (Scots) upmaken, from up + maken to make

Adjective

from present participle of obsolete Scots upmake to make up

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“Upmaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upmaking. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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