Make - definition, pronunciation, transcription
make an effort
This invention will make you a millionaire
- give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally (syn: cause, do)
- make, formulate, or derive in the mind (syn: draw)
What do you make of his remarks?
- earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages (syn: bring in, clear, earn, gain, pull in, realize, take in)
- to compose or represent (syn: constitute, form)
She may not make the grade
He will make a fine father
make a cake
make a wall of stones
make a move
make a phone call
- change from one form into another
make lead into gold
make clay into bricks
- 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)
- organize or be responsible for (syn: give, have, hold, throw)
make up a room
- have a bowel movement (syn: crap, defecate, shit, stool)
- undergo fabrication or creation
- proceed along a path (syn: work)
- gather and light the materials for
- assure the success of
- calculate as being
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