Word:

make

Pronunciation: māk
n.1.A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.
For in this world no woman is
Worthy to be my make.
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.
[imp. & p. p. made (mād); p. pr. & vb. n. making.]
He . . . fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf.
- Ex. xxxii. 4.
2.To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; - often with up; as, to make up a story.
And Art, with her contending, doth aspire
To excel the natural with made delights.
- Spenser.
2.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.
Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?
- Ex. ii. 14.
See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh.
- Ex. vii. 1.
3.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.
Call for Samson, that he may make us sport.
- Judg. xvi. 25.
Wealth maketh many friends.
- Prov. xix. 4.
I will neither plead my age nor sickness in excuse of the faults which I have made.
- Dryden.
3.To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.
He is not that goose and ass that Valla would make him.
- Baker.
4.To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.
He accuseth Neptune unjustly who makes shipwreck a second time.
- Bacon.
4.To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; - followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.
I will make them hear my words.
- Deut. iv. 10.
They should be made to rise at their early hour.
- Locke.
5.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.
Who makes or ruins with a smile or frown.
- Dryden.
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.
And old cloak makes a new jerkin.
- Shak.
6.To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to; as, a pound of ham makes a hearty meal.
The heaven, the air, the earth, and boundless sea,
Make but one temple for the Deity.
- Waller.
7.To be engaged or concerned in.
Gomez, what makest thou here, with a whole brotherhood of city bailiffs?
- Dryden.
8.To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.
They that sail in the middle can make no land of either side.
- Sir T. Browne.
To make a bed
to prepare a bed for being slept on, or to put it in order.
To make a card
(Card Playing) to take a trick with it.
To make account
See under Account, n.
To make account of
to esteem; to regard.
To make away
a - To put out of the way; to kill; to destroy.
If a child were crooked or deformed in body or mind, they made him away.
- Burton.
Make the doors upon a woman's wit, and it will out at the casement.
- Shak.
He was all made up of love and charms!
- Addison.
v. i.1.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.
A scurvy, jack-a-nape priest to meddle or make.
- Shak.
2.To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.
3.To tend; to contribute; to have effect; - with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.
Follow after the things which make for peace.
- Rom. xiv. 19.
Considerations infinite
Do make against it.
- Shak.
4.To increase; to augment; to accrue.
5.To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
To solace him some time, as I do when I make.
- P. Plowman.
To make as if
to pretend that; to make show that; to make believe (see under Make, v. t.).
Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled.
- Josh. viii. 15.
My lord of London maketh as though he were greatly displeased with me.
- Latimer.
n.1.Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.
It our perfection of so frail a make
As every plot can undermine and shake?
- Dryden.
On the make
a - bent upon making great profits; greedy of gain.
b - seeking higher social status or a higher employment position.
c - seeking a sexual partner; looking for sexual adventure.
Noun1.make - a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
Synonyms: brand
2.make - the act of mixing cards haphazardly
Synonyms: shuffle, shuffling
Verb1.make - engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
Synonyms: do
2.make - 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"
Synonyms: get
3.make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
Synonyms: create
4.make - cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "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"
Synonyms: cause, induce, stimulate, get, have
5.make - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
Synonyms: cause, do
6.make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
Synonyms: produce, create
7.make - 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?"
Synonyms: draw
8.make - 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.make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
Synonyms: create
10.make - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "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"
11.make - 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"
Synonyms: do
Antonyms:
unmake, undo - deprive of certain characteristics
12.make - to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
Synonyms: form, constitute
13.make - reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
14.make - be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"
15.make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
16.make - perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
17.make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
Synonyms: build, construct
18.make - change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
19.make - act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
20.make - charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
Synonyms: name, nominate
21.make - achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
Synonyms: get, have
22.make - 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"
Synonyms: arrive at, reach, attain, gain, hit
23.make - institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"
Synonyms: lay down, establish
24.make - carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"
25.make - add up to; "four and four make eight"
26.make - form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof"
27.make - organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
Synonyms: hold, give, have, throw
28.make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
Synonyms: ready, prepare, cook, fix
29.make - put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
Synonyms: make up
30.make - head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
Synonyms: take
31.make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
32.make - undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"
33.make - be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"
34.make - amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
35.make - constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"
36.make - appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"
37.make - proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
Synonyms: work
38.make - reach in time; "We barely made the plane"
39.make - gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"
40.make - induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
Synonyms: seduce, score
41.make - assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!"
Antonyms:
break - cause the failure or ruin of; "His peccadilloes finally broke his marriage"; "This play will either make or break the playwright"
42.make - represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
43.make - consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
44.make - calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"
45.make - cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"
46.make - favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"
47.make - develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"
48.make - behave in a certain way; "make merry"
49.make - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

TO MAKE. English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to perform that law which a man had bound himself to do; that is, to clear himself of an action commenced against him, by his oath, and the oaths of his neighbors. Old Nat. Br. 161. To make default, is to fail to appear in proper time. To make oath, is to swear according to the form prescribed by law.

(programming, tool)Make - The Unix tool to automate the recompilation, linking etc. of programs, taking account of the interdependencies of modules and their modification times. Make reads instructions from a "makefile" which specifies a set of targets to be built, the files they depend on and the commands to execute in order to produce them.

Most C systems come with a make. There is also one produce by GNU.

["Make - A Program for Maintaining Computer Programs", A.I. Feldman, TR No 57, Bell Labs Apr 1977].
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MAK
makable
Makaira
Makaira albida
Makaira marlina
Makaira mazara
Makaira mitsukurii
Makaira nigricans
Makalu
makaron
Makataimeshekiakiak
-- make --
make a face
make a motion
make a point
Make and break
make as if
make believe
make bold
make clean
make do
make for
make full
make fun
make good
make grow
make happy
make hay
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