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make up

make up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word make up

Definition
(verb) form or compose
Synonyms : be , comprise , constitute , represent
Example Sentence
  • This money is my only income
  • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
  • These constitute my entire belonging
  • The children made up the chorus
  • This sum represents my entire income for a year
  • These few men comprise his entire army

Definition
(verb) devise or compose
Example Sentence
  • This designer makes up our Spring collections

Definition
(verb) do or give something to somebody in return
Synonyms : compensate , pay , pay off
Example Sentence
  • Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Definition
(verb) make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point
Synonyms : catch up with
Example Sentence
  • I have to make up a French exam
  • Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?

Definition
(verb) make up something artificial or untrue
Synonyms : cook up , fabricate , invent , manufacture

Definition
(verb) put in order or neaten
Synonyms : make
Example Sentence
  • make the bed
  • make up a room

Definition
(verb) adjust for
Example Sentence
  • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Definition
(verb) come to terms
Synonyms : conciliate , patch up , reconcile , settle
Example Sentence
  • After some discussion we finally made up

Definition
(verb) apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
Example Sentence
  • She makes herself up every morning

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