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    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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