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Definition of make:

  1. A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.
  2. Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.
  3. To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; - often in the phrase to meddle or make.
  4. To be engaged or concerned in.
  5. To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.
  6. To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; -- often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.
  7. To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.
  8. To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.
  9. To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.
  10. To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
  11. To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to.
  12. To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.
  13. To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.
  14. To form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate.
  15. To gain, as the result of one's efforts; to get, as profit; to make acquisition of; to have accrue or happen to one; as, to make a large profit; to make an error; to make a loss; to make money.
  16. To increase; to augment; to accrue.
  17. To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.
  18. To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; - often with up; as, to make up a story.
  19. To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive.
  20. To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.
  21. To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; - followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.
  22. To tend; to contribute; to have effect; - with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.

Synonyms:

forge, sort out, puzzle, describe, put forward, draw in, mould, exonerate, affect, bushel, ferment, crystallise, invite, baffle, build up, fix, arrest, film, control, contribute, get ahead, ease up, dumbfound, muddle, grant, founder, stumble, situate, induct, agnize, prepared, book, fetch, progress, shake up, become, effectuate, sacrifice, discover, bewilder, throw, carry on, make out, fixate, create, crystalize, stool, head, collide with, ground, absorb, lick, turn over, figure out, sop up, exploit, pull, find, brighten, stick, puff, farm, reach, admit, set about, select, recognize, nurse, cook, induce, achieve, guess, hold, run into, get hold of, kick in, put to work, feature, flip, set off, dispatch, come upon, alien, approach, excite, cover, offer, sterilize, propose, gear up, set out, shake off, proceed, knead, off, pull out, function, illuminate, gift, defecate, raise, crap, come, acquit, get up, strive, reconstruct, derive, bring up, pull-in, limit, conciliate, desirous, flummox, nark, desex, drag, relieve oneself, wee-wee, make for, pass on, understand, acquire, grow, convey, study, seduce, crystalise, deem, choose, restrain, take-in, practise, settle, shambling, delineate, take away, fall in, pull down, come to, bedevil, stir, present, scram, recognise, move, get in, dupe, brand, obligate, take hold, operate, charter, doctor, chip in, stupefy, wanton away, wee, give away, attract, exculpate, curb, guard, get down, brace, take shape, occasion, energise, firebrand, counterbalance, imprint, go, soak up, distinguish, bind, bring in, practice, rile, light up, get at, feign, make water, reach out, substantiate, reserve, keep back, sword, desexualize, confound, cite, hit, take aim, trace, do, add up to, micturate, secure, ca-ca, stain, impinge on, direct, deal, use up, lead to, net, pip, discombobulate, pretend, switch, break, claim, call, designate, urinate, polish off, aggressive, nock, concord, clear, devote, cast off, throw away, look at, choice, dissemble, fudge, run, educate, oblige, prove, demand, trigger, slang, gravel, fall upon, contact, engage, delegate, withstand, profess, tally, progress to, key, assign, put up, even up, key out, pee-pee, correct, give, arrive, fasten, spawn, nominate, pose, hazard, quarter, annoy, fuddle, impart, coif, commit, mention, check, even out, betray, happen upon, chance on, hire, sham, let, instal, work, reconcile, make believe, thrust, ingenerate, murder, agree, authorize, have got, birth, misrepresent, pass water, lay down, carry through, straighten out, tender, open, learn, possess, tell on, strike out, transfer, return, halt, give rise, win, subscribe, perk up, incur, mark, assume, get to, strike, mystify, declare, watch, harbor, afford, show, pressure, own, score, befuddle, decree, pull back, cook up, falsify, desexualise, apply, money, bring, cod, touch, make up, advert, determine, posit, marque, take a leak, venture, amount to, hold back, come across, beget, ramp up, realize, take up, catch, yield, tiller, read, fake, irritate, furbish up, pay, actualize, consume, cast, bring out, hold up, involve, adopt, nettle, rat, sign over, sack up, spend a penny, appoint, bump off, bring forth, legislate, give birth, install, institute, shake, work out, start, top, aim, put together, do work, be, hatch, harbour, hand, view as, start out, realise, shed, behave, base, imbibe, support, pack, deposit, contract, groom, proffer, wangle, contrive, process, require, arrive at, devil, promulgate, blade, nonplus, action, get through, have, take form, coiffe, subscribe to, rent, cave in, ready, confuse, feed, adjust, shed light on, alienate, drop, string, draw and quarter, pick out, sterilise, trifle, enact, lease, project, influence, elucidate, sustain, chance upon, piddle, solve, rush, bemuse, piss, bring on, begin, parent, compel, collapse, suck in, cause, machinate, bugger off, guide, advance, confine, need, catch up with, light upon, throw off, demonstrate, lead, put on, call for, wreak, trade name, agnise, deliver, gather in, introduce, deed, befool, brand name, bear, consider, stimulate, turn, manage, crop, mend, assimilate, occupy, organize, accomplish, bother, launch, coerce, gain ground, suck up, coiffure, get out, diagnose, adjudge, stigma, suck, capture, necessitate, list, act upon, grass, get ready, accept, entertain, leave, specify, name, hurl, shamble, patch up, eviscerate, ask, take a shit, submit, perplex, defend, repair, put one over, fare, lustful, comprise, hasten, unsex, receive, obtain, train, spring, touch off, exercise, gather, conduct, fox, initiate, puzzle out, tap, overhear, attain, engage in, cede, reap, give way, tie, commence, take out, assemble, work up, pee, address, prevail, moderate, move over, disembowel, manipulate, make headway, render, ingest, view, experience, move in, put one across, contain, carry, attack, identify, energize, wanton, rack up, take on, remove, profit, play, restore, answer, crystallize, depict, defy, buzz off, pull ahead, shew, pass, puddle, snitch, go for, rag, hold in, organise, even off, discharge, authorise, fool, gain, arouse, garner, shit, collect, represent, retrace, unclutter, suffice, dedicate, plant, see, assoil, perform, keep, benefit, denounce, get, maintain, retain, beat, result in, extend to, steel, concur, amaze, addle, draw, sack, politics, work on, slay, define, refer, clear up, accommodate, touch on, law, take for, vex, draw off, fill, withdraw, shuffling, gull, get under one's skin, take a crap, postulate, actualise, pay back, consecrate, take, suffer, wage, enlighten, piddle away, compensate, pay off, shop, set up, exact, establish, shoot, chafe, shuffle, form, constrain, serve, earn, sour, thread, equal, get along, stag.

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