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    make - Dictionary definition and meaning for word make

    Definition
    (noun) a recognizable kind
    Synonyms : brand
    Example Sentence
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
    Definition
    (noun) the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    Synonyms : shuffle , shuffling
    Definition
    (verb) engage in
    Synonyms : do
    Example Sentence
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution
    Definition
    (verb) give certain properties to something
    Synonyms : get
    Example Sentence
    • get someone mad
    • She made us look silly
    • He made a fool of himself at the meeting
    • Don't make this into a big deal
    • This invention will make you a millionaire
    • Make yourself clear
    Definition
    (verb) make or cause to be or to become
    Synonyms : create
    Example Sentence
    • make a mess in one's office
    • create a furor
    Definition
    (verb) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    Synonyms : cause , get , have , induce , stimulate
    Example Sentence
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa
    Definition
    (verb) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
    Synonyms : cause , do
    Example Sentence
    • cause a commotion
    • make a stir
    • cause an accident
    Definition
    (verb) create or manufacture a man-made product
    Synonyms : create , produce
    Example Sentence
    • We produce more cars than we can sell
    • The company has been making toys for two centuries
    Definition
    (verb) make, formulate, or derive in the mind
    Synonyms : draw
    Example Sentence
    • I draw a line here
    • draw a conclusion
    • draw parallels
    • make an estimate
    • What do you make of his remarks?
    Definition
    (verb) compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
    Example Sentence
    • People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!
    • Heat makes you sweat
    Definition
    (verb) create by artistic means
    Synonyms : create
    Example Sentence
    • create a poem
    • Schoenberg created twelve-tone music
    • Picasso created Cubism
    • Auden made verses
    Definition
    (verb) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    Synonyms : bring in , clear , earn , gain , pull in , realise , realize , take in
    Example Sentence
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
    Definition
    (verb) create or design, often in a certain way
    Synonyms : do
    Example Sentence
    • Do my room in blue
    • I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest
    Definition
    (verb) to compose or represent:
    Synonyms : constitute , form
    Example Sentence
    • This wall forms the background of the stage setting
    • The branches made a roof
    • This makes a fine introduction
    Definition
    (verb) reach a goal, e.g.,
    Synonyms : get to , progress to , reach
    Example Sentence
    • make the first team
    • We made it!
    • She may not make the grade
    Definition
    (verb) be or be capable of being changed or made into
    Example Sentence
    • He makes a great host
    • He will make a fine father
    Definition
    (verb) make by shaping or bringing together constituents
    Example Sentence
    • make a dress
    • make a cake
    • make a wall of stones
    Definition
    (verb) perform or carry out
    Example Sentence
    • make a decision
    • make a move
    • make advances
    • make a phone call
    Definition
    (verb) make by combining materials and parts
    Synonyms : build , construct
    Example Sentence
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer
    Definition
    (verb) change from one form into another
    Example Sentence
    • make water into wine
    • make lead into gold
    • make clay into bricks
    Definition
    (verb) act in a certain way so as to acquire
    Example Sentence
    • make friends
    • make enemies
    Definition
    (verb) charge with a function; charge to be
    Synonyms : name , nominate
    Example Sentence
    • She was named Head of the Committee
    • She was made president of the club
    Definition
    (verb) achieve a point or goal
    Synonyms : get , have
    Example Sentence
    • Nicklaus had a 70
    • The Brazilian team got 4 goals
    • She made 29 points that day
    Definition
    (verb) reach a destination, either real or abstract
    Synonyms : arrive at , attain , gain , hit , reach
    Example Sentence
    • We hit Detroit by noon
    • The water reached the doorstep
    • We barely made it to the finish line
    • I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts
    Definition
    (verb) institute, enact, or establish
    Synonyms : establish , lay down
    Example Sentence
    • make laws
    Definition
    (verb) carry out or commit
    Example Sentence
    • make a mistake
    • commit a faux-pas
    Definition
    (verb) form by assembling individuals or constituents
    Example Sentence
    • Make a quorum
    Definition
    (verb) organize or be responsible for
    Synonyms : give , have , hold , throw
    Example Sentence
    • hold a reception
    • have, throw, or make a party
    • give a course
    Definition
    (verb) put in order or neaten
    Synonyms : make up
    Example Sentence
    • make the bed
    • make up a room
    Definition
    (verb) head into a specified direction
    Synonyms : take
    Example Sentence
    • The escaped convict took to the hills
    • We made for the mountains
    Definition
    (verb) have a bowel movement
    Example Sentence
    • The dog had made in the flower beds
    Definition
    (verb) undergo fabrication or creation
    Example Sentence
    • This wool makes into a nice sweater
    Definition
    (verb) be suitable for
    Example Sentence
    • Wood makes good furniture
    Definition
    (verb) add up to
    Example Sentence
    • four and four make eight
    Definition
    (verb) amount to
    Example Sentence
    • This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living
    Definition
    (verb) constitute the essence of
    Example Sentence
    • Clothes make the man
    Definition
    (verb) appear to begin an activity
    Example Sentence
    • He made to speak but said nothing in the end
    • She made as if to say hello to us
    Definition
    (verb) proceed along a path
    Synonyms : work
    Example Sentence
    • work one's way through the crowd
    • make one's way into the forest
    Definition
    (verb) reach in time
    Example Sentence
    • We barely made the plane
    Definition
    (verb) gather and light the materials for
    Example Sentence
    • make a fire
    Definition
    (verb) prepare for eating by applying heat
    Synonyms : cook , fix , prepare , ready
    Example Sentence
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please
    Definition
    (verb) induce to have sex
    Synonyms : score , seduce
    Example Sentence
    • Harry finally seduced Sally
    • Did you score last night?
    • Harry made Sally
    Definition
    (verb) assure the success of
    Example Sentence
    • A good review by this critic will make your play!
    Definition
    (verb) represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
    Synonyms : make believe , pretend
    Example Sentence
    • She makes like an actress
    Definition
    (verb) consider as being
    Example Sentence
    • It wasn't the problem some people made it
    Definition
    (verb) calculate as being
    Example Sentence
    • I make the height about 100 feet
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable
    Example Sentence
    • make my day
    Definition
    (verb) favor the development of
    Example Sentence
    • Practice makes the winner
    Definition
    (verb) develop into
    Example Sentence
    • He will make a splendid father!
    Definition
    (verb) behave in a certain way
    Example Sentence
    • make merry
    Definition
    (verb) eliminate urine
    Example Sentence
    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug
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