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make

noun

1 make

A recognizable kind:
— What make of car is that?.

synonym: brand.

Roget 240: form, figure, shape; conformation, configuration; make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib; ... show more

Polish: brand, marka



2 make

The act of mixing cards haphazardly.

synonyms: shuffle, shuffling.

verb

1 make

Engage in:
— Make love, not war.
— Make an effort.
— Make revolution.

synonym: do.

2 make

Give certain properties to something:
— Don't make this into a big deal.
— This invention will make you a millionaire.
— Make yourself clear.

synonym: get.

3 make

Make or cause to be or to become:
— Make a mess in one's office.

synonym: create.

Roget 144: be converted into; become, get, wax; come to, turn to, turn into, evolve into, develop into; turn out, lapse, shift; run into, fall into, ... show more

Roget 744: compel, force, make, drive, coerce, constrain, enforce, necessitate, oblige.    force upon, press; cram down the throat, thrust down the throat, force down the throat; ... show more

4 make

Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

synonyms: cause, get, have, induce, stimulate.

Dutch: maken, stimuleren

5 make

Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally:
— Make a stir.

synonyms: cause, do.

Roget 729: effect, effectuate; accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out; bring to maturity, bring to perfection; perfect, complete; elaborate.    do, execute, ... show more

Roget 161: produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, ... show more

Dutch: leiden, teweegbrengen, veroorzaken

6 make

Create or manufacture a man-made product.

synonyms: create, produce.

Dutch: produceren, maken, beschikbaar stellen, voorleggen, creƫren, scheppen

7 make

Make, formulate, or derive in the mind:
— Make an estimate.
— What do you make of his remarks?.

synonym: draw.

8 make

Compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way.

9 make

Create by artistic means.

synonym: 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?.

synonyms: bring in, clear, earn, gain, pull in, realise, realize, take in.

Dutch: doen, opbrengen, verdienen

11 make

Create or design, often in a certain way.

synonym: do.

Dutch: koken

12 make

To compose or represent:
— This makes a fine introduction.

synonyms: constitute, form.

Roget 54: be composed of, be made of, be formed of, be made up of; consist of, be resolved into.    include etc. (in a class) 76; contain, hold, comprehend, take in, ... show more

Roget 56: enter into, enter into the composition of; be a component etc. n. be part of, form part of etc. 51; merge in, be merged in; be implicated in; share in etc. ... show more

13 make

Reach a goal:
— Make the first team.
— She may not make the grade.

synonyms: get to, progress to, reach.

14 make

Be or be capable of being changed or made into.

15 make

Make by shaping or bringing together constituents.

16 make

Perform or carry out.

17 make

Make by combining materials and parts.

synonyms: build, construct.

Dutch: bouwen, timmeren

18 make

Change from one form into another.

19 make

Act in a certain way so as to acquire.

20 make

Charge with a function; charge to be.

synonyms: name, nominate.

21 make

Achieve a point or goal.

synonyms: get, have.

Dutch: bereiken

22 make

Reach a destination, either real or abstract.

synonyms: arrive at, attain, gain, hit, reach.

Roget 292: arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete etc. 729; ... show more

23 make

Institute, enact, or establish:
— Make laws.

synonyms: establish, lay down.

Dutch: bevestigen

24 make

Carry out or commit.

25 make

Form by assembling individuals or constituents.

26 make

Organize or be responsible for:
— Have, throw, or make a party.

synonyms: give, have, hold, throw.

Dutch: houden, voeren

27 make

Put in order or neaten:
— Make the bed.
— Make up a room.

synonym: make up.

28 make

Head into a specified direction.

synonym: take.

29 make

Have a bowel movement.

synonyms: ca-ca, crap, defecate, shit, stool, take a crap, take a shit.

Dutch: poepen

30 make

Undergo fabrication or creation.

31 make

Be suitable for.

32 make

Add up to.

33 make

Amount to.

34 make

Constitute the essence of.

35 make

Appear to begin an activity.

36 make

Proceed along a path:
— Make one's way into the forest.

synonym: work.

37 make

Reach in time.

38 make

Gather and light the materials for.

39 make

Prepare for eating by applying heat:
— Can you make me an omelette?.

synonyms: cook, fix, prepare, ready.

Dutch: bereiden, brouwen, klaarmaken, koken, opmaken, toebereiden

40 make

Induce to have sex.

synonyms: score, seduce.

Dutch: bekoren, verleiden, veroveren, versieren

41 make

Assure the success of.

42 make

Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like:
— She makes like an actress.

synonyms: make believe, pretend.

Dutch: maken

43 make

Consider as being.

44 make

Calculate as being.

45 make

Cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable.

46 make

Favor the development of.

47 make

Develop into.

48 make

Behave in a certain way.

49 make

Eliminate urine.

synonyms: make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny ... show more.

Dutch: pissen


Moby thesaurus: Platonic form, Platonic idea, abide by, abscond, accomplish, achieve, acquire, act, add up to, adhere to, administer, aesthetic form, affect, affirm, aftermath, aggressive, agree to, alter, amount to, anatomy ... show more.

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