Make - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- give certain properties to something (syn: get)
- make or cause to be or to become (syn: create)
- cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (syn: cause, get, have, induce, stimulate)
- give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally (syn: cause, do)
- make, formulate, or derive in the mind (syn: draw)
- compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
- create by artistic means (syn: create)
- earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages (syn: bring in, clear, earn, gain, pull in, realize, take in)
- create or design, often in a certain way (syn: do)
- to compose or represent (syn: constitute, form)
- reach a goal (syn: reach)
- be or be capable of being changed or made into
- make by shaping or bringing together constituents
- perform or carry out
- make by combining materials and parts (syn: build, construct)
- change from one form into another
- act in a certain way so as to acquire
- charge with a function; charge to be (syn: name, nominate)
- achieve a point or goal (syn: get, have)
- reach a destination, either real or abstract (syn: attain, gain, hit, reach)
- institute, enact, or establish (syn: establish, lay down)
- carry out or commit
- form by assembling individuals or constituents
- organize or be responsible for (syn: give, have, hold, throw)
- put in order or neaten (syn: make up)
- head into a specified direction (syn: take)
- have a bowel movement (syn: crap, defecate, shit, stool)
- undergo fabrication or creation
- be suitable for
- add up to
- amount to
- constitute the essence of
- appear to begin an activity
- proceed along a path (syn: work)
- reach in time
- gather and light the materials for
- prepare for eating by applying heat (syn: cook, fix, prepare, ready)
- induce to have sex (syn: score, seduce)
- assure the success of
- represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (syn: pretend)
- consider as being
- calculate as being
- cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable
- favor the development of
- develop into
- behave in a certain way
- eliminate urine (syn: micturate, pee, piddle, piss, puddle, urinate, wee, wee- wee)
He works in a factory that makes jet engines.
She made the curtains herself.
He collected wood to make a fire.
She used cheese and a mixture of other ingredients to make a delicious sauce.
Someone was making a disturbance.
The car's engine has been making a strange noise lately.
The rock made a dent in the car's fender.
I'm not trying to make trouble.
The typist made a mistake.
I called the doctor's office to make an appointment.
“What make of car is that?” “I think it's a Ford.”
The beaver makes its hole, the bee makes its cell.
This craftsman can make almost anything out of bamboo.
Nissan now makes cars at two plants in Europe.
They are made for each other / one another.
make out — detect with the senses
make over — use again in altered form
make up — form or compose
present participle: making
past tense: made
past participle: made