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Definition of make:

  1. The closure of an electric circuit and establishment of the current.
  2. Structure; texture; shape.
  3. To create; to frame; to fashion; to compose; to cause to become; to produce or effect; to compel or constrain; to procure; to execute; to establish; to raise to good fortune; to commit; to gain; to collect; to arrive in sight of, as land; to reach; to gain by advance; to provide; to place; to turn; to represent; to induce; to fabricate. To make amends, to make good. To make account of, to esteem. To make away, to kill; to destroy. To make free with, to treat with freedom. To make good, to defend; to accomplish; to make compensation for. To make light of, to consider as of no consequence. To make love, or to make suit, to court. To make merry, to feast; to be jovial. To make much of, to treat with fondness or esteem. To make of, to understand by; to produce from; to account. To make over, to transfer the title of. To make out, to learn; to understand clearly; to prove; to furnish. To make sure of, to consider as certain; to secure to one's possession. To make up, to reconcile; to repair; to supply what is wanting; to compose; to shape; to compensate; to adjust. To make sail, to increase the quantity of sail already extended. To make sternway, to move with the stern foremost. To make water, to leak. To make words, to multiply words.
  4. To tend; to move; to contribute; to rise; to flow toward land. To make as if, to appear. To make away with, to kill; to destroy. To make for, to move toward; to favour. To make against, to tend to injury. To make out, to succeed. To make up, to approach. To make up for, to compensate. To make up with, to settle differences; to become friends. To make with, to concur.

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This graph shows how "make" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for make:

  1. Make is essentially causative; to the idea of cause all its various senses may be traced ( compare synonyms for CAUSE). To make is to cause to exist, or to cause to exist in a certain form or in certain relations; the word thus includes the idea of create, as in Gen. i, 31, " And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Make includes also the idea of compose, constitute; as, the parts make up the whole. Similarly, to cause a voluntary agent to do a certain act is to make him do it, or compel him to do it, compel fixing the attention more on the process, make on the accomplished fact. Compare COMPEL; DO; INFLUENCE; ( make better) AMEND; ( make haste) QUICKEN; ( make known) ANNOUNCE; AVOW; CONFESS; ( make prisoner) ARREST; ( make up) ADD; ( make void) CANCEL.
  2. She did not know what to make of him. "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols" , William Black.
  3. I shall make it all right for you." "America To-day, Observations and Reflections" , William Archer.

Quotes for make:

  1. Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love- to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved. - Isadora Duncan
  2. God be praised for his gracious long suffering towards me in sparing my life so long. Grant, gracious God, that I may make a good use of the time that thou mayest be pleased yet to grant me for repentance. - Patrick Gordon
  3. The Scriptures were written, not to make us astronomers, but to make us saints. - Matthew Henry
  4. Strangers he gulls, but friends make fun of him. - Phaedrus
  5. I do not think I should care to go on worshipping a Madonna even if she did wink. One cannot make much out of a wink. We want something more than that from the object of our adoration. - Charles Spurgeon

Rhymes for make:

  1. ache, ake, bake, blake, brake, break, cake, drake, fake, flake, haik, hake, jacque, jake, lake, naik, paik, quake, rake, sake, shaik, shake, snake, spake, stake, steak, take, wake.
  2. awake, forsake, mistake, opaque, partake, remake, retake.

Idioms for make:

  1. make a song and dance about sth
  2. make ends meet
  3. make a meal ( out) of sth
  4. make ( sm) sense ( out) of sm or sth
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