- making as a noun:
- 3 make as a noun:
- 2 as a verb:
The act that results in something coming to be:
— The making of measurements.
— It was already in the making.
An attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something:
— She has the makings of fine musician.
usually plural The components needed for making or doing something.
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A recognizable kind:
— What make of car is that?.
Polish: brand, marka
— Make love, not war.
— Make an effort.
— Make revolution.
Give certain properties to something:
— Don't make this into a big deal.
— This invention will make you a millionaire.
— Make yourself clear.
Make or cause to be or to become:
— Make a mess in one's office.
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.
Dutch: maken, stimuleren
Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally:
— Make a stir.
Dutch: leiden, teweegbrengen, veroorzaken
Create or manufacture a man-made product.
Dutch: produceren, maken, beschikbaar stellen, voorleggen, creëren, scheppen
Make, formulate, or derive in the mind:
— Make an estimate.
— What do you make of his remarks?.
Compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way.
Create by artistic means.
Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages:
— How much do you make a month in your new job?.
Dutch: doen, opbrengen, verdienen
Create or design, often in a certain way.
To compose or represent:
— This makes a fine introduction.
Reach a goal:
— Make the first team.
— She may not make the grade.
Be or be capable of being changed or made into.
Make by shaping or bringing together constituents.
Perform or carry out.
Change from one form into another.
Act in a certain way so as to acquire.
Reach a destination, either real or abstract.
Carry out or commit.
Form by assembling individuals or constituents.
Organize or be responsible for:
— Have, throw, or make a party.
Dutch: houden, voeren
Put in order or neaten:
— Make the bed.
— Make up a room.
synonym: make up.
Head into a specified direction.
Have a bowel movement.
Undergo fabrication or creation.
Be suitable for.
Add up to.
Constitute the essence of.
Appear to begin an activity.
Proceed along a path:
— Make one's way into the forest.
Reach in time.
Gather and light the materials for.
Prepare for eating by applying heat:
— Can you make me an omelette?.
Dutch: bereiden, brouwen, klaarmaken, koken, opmaken, toebereiden
Assure the success of.
Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like:
— She makes like an actress.
Consider as being.
Calculate as being.
Cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable.
Favor the development of.
Behave in a certain way.
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