• Make Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.
- (v. t.) To be engaged or concerned in.
- (v. t.) To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive.
- (v. i.) To increase; to augment; to accrue.
- (v. t.) To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.
- (v. t.) To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to.
- (v. i.) To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; -- often in the phrase to meddle or make.
- (v. t.) To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; -- often with up; as, to make up a story.
- (v. t.) To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.
- (v. t.) To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; -- followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.
- (v. t.) To gain, as the result of ones efforts; to get, as profit; to make acquisition of; to have accrue or happen to one; as, to make a large profit; to make an error; to make a loss; to make money.
- (v. i.) To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.
- (v. t.) To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.
- (v. t.) To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.
- (v. t.) To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; -- often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.
- (v. t.) To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.
- (v. i.) To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
- (v. i.) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.
- (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.
- (n.) Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.
- (v. t.) To form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate.
- (v. t.) To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.
• Makeshift Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient.
• Make-peace Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A peacemaker.