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" ;