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What does "Make" mean?

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(n.) A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife (n.) Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form (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. i.) To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify (v. i.) To increase; to augment; to accrue (v. i.) To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen (v. i.) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage (v. t.) To be engaged or concerned in (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. 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 cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent (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 (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create (v. t.) To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to (v. t.) To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc (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 form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate (v. t.) To gain, as the result of one's 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. t.) To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; -- often with up; as, to make up a story (v. t.) To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive (v. t.) To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of (v. t.) To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; -- followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive


Synonyms get, draw, have, take, do, hold, clear, build, hit, give, throw, form, cause, establish, score, name, reach, constitute, produce, brand, fix, induce, realize, create, attain, make up, construct, gain, cook, crap, puddle, ready, shuffle, wee, prepare, stimulate, earn, pee, take in, seduce, piss, defecate, nominate, lay down, get to, piddle, bring in, micturate, pull in, shuffling, ca-ca, spend a penny, arrive at, urinate, take a leak, pee-pee, wee-wee, relieve oneself, make water, take a crap, pass water, progress to


Example: "What make of car is that?" Example: "Make one's way into the forest" Example: "Make love, not war" Example: "Make a mistake" Example: "Make a quorum" Example: "Clothes make the man" Example: "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living" Example: "He makes a great host" Example: "Make the bed" Example: "Four and four make eight" Example: "Wood makes good furniture" Example: "This wool makes into a nice sweater" Example: "He will make a splendid father!" Example: "Make water into wine" Example: "Practice makes the winner" Example: "Make my day" Example: "I make the height about 100 feet" Example: "She makes like an actress" Example: "A good review by this critic will make your play!" Example: "Make merry" Example: "Don't make this into a big deal" Example: "Make friends" Example: "Make a mess in one's office" Example: "Heat makes you sweat" Example: "Make a dress" Example: "Make a fire" Example: "Make a decision" Example: "Make an estimate" Example: "She may not make the grade" Example: "This makes a fine introduction" Example: "Make laws" Example: "Make a stir" Example: "How much do you make a month in your new job?" Example: "Can you make me an omelette?" Example: "Have, throw, or make a party"


Word Family made, maker, makers, makes, making, makings, remade, remake, remakes, remaking, unmade, unmake