DICTIONARY


Definition of MAKE

noun : MAKE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?" ;

verb : MAKE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution" ;

  • 2. (

    ) give certain properties to something; "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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor" ;

  • 5. (

    ) give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident" ;

  • 6. (

    ) create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries" ;

  • 7. (

    ) make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?" ;

  • 8. (

    ) compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat" ;

  • 9. (

    ) create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses" ;

  • 11. (

    ) create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest" ;

  • 12. (

    ) to compose or represent; "This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction" ;

  • 14. (

    ) be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father" ;

  • 15. (

    ) make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones" ;

  • 16. (

    ) perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call" ;

  • 17. (

    ) make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer" ;

  • 18. (

    ) change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks" ;

  • 19. (

    ) act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies" ;

  • 20. (

    ) charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" ;

  • 21. (

    ) achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" ;

  • 22. (

    ) reach a destination, either real or abstract; "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" ;

  • 24. (

    ) carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas" ;

  • 25. (

    ) form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum" ;

  • 27. (

    ) put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room" ;

  • 28. (

    ) head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains" ;

  • 30. (

    ) undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater" ;

  • 31. (

    ) be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture" ;

  • 32. (

    ) add up to; "four and four make eight" ;

  • 33. (

    ) amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living" ;

  • 34. (

    ) constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man" ;

  • 35. (

    ) appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing in the end"; "She made as if to say hello to us" ;

  • 36. (

    ) proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest" ;

  • 37. (

    ) reach in time; "We barely made the plane" ;

  • 38. (

    ) gather and light the materials for; "make a fire" ;

  • 40. (

    ) induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally" ;

  • 41. (

    ) assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!" ;

  • 43. (

    ) consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it" ;

  • 44. (

    ) calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet" ;

  • 45. (

    ) cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day" ;

  • 46. (

    ) favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner" ;

  • 47. (

    ) develop into; "He will make a splendid father!" ;

  • 48. (

    ) behave in a certain way; "make merry" ;


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