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  • n  a recognizable kind
    what make of car is that?
  • n  the act of mixing cards haphazardly
  • v  engage in
    make love, not war
    make an effort
    make revolution
  • v  give certain properties to something
    Don't make this into a big deal
    This invention will make you a millionaire
  • v  make or cause to be or to become
    make a mess in one's office
  • v  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  • v  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
    make a stir
  • v  create or manufacture a man-made product
  • v  make, formulate, or derive in the mind
    make an estimate
    What do you make of his remarks?
  • v  compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
    Heat makes you sweat
  • v  create by artistic means
  • v  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    How much do you make a month in your new job?
  • v  create or design, often in a certain way
  • v  to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
    This makes a fine introduction
  • v  reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"
    She may not make the grade
  • v  be or be capable of being changed or made into
    He makes a great host
    He will make a fine father
  • v  make by shaping or bringing together constituents
    make a dress
    make a cake
    make a wall of stones
  • v  perform or carry out
    make a decision
    make a move
    make advances
    make a phone call
  • v  make by combining materials and parts
  • v  change from one form into another
    make water into wine
    make lead into gold
    make clay into bricks
  • v  act in a certain way so as to acquire
    make friends
    make enemies
  • v  charge with a function; charge to be
  • v  achieve a point or goal
  • v  reach a destination, either real or abstract
  • v  institute, enact, or establish
    make laws
  • v  carry out or commit
    make a mistake
  • v  form by assembling individuals or constituents
  • v  organize or be responsible for
    have, throw, or make a party
  • v  put in order or neaten
    make the bed
    make up a room
  • v  head into a specified direction
  • v  have a bowel movement
  • v  undergo fabrication or creation
    This wool makes into a nice sweater
  • v  be suitable for
    Wood makes good furniture
  • v  add up to
    four and four make eight
  • v  amount to
    This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living
  • v  constitute the essence of
    Clothes make the man
  • v  appear to begin an activity
  • v  proceed along a path
    make one's way into the forest
  • v  reach in time
  • v  gather and light the materials for
    make a fire
  • v  prepare for eating by applying heat
    can you make me an omelette?
  • v  induce to have sex
  • v  assure the success of
    A good review by this critic will make your play!
  • v  represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
    She makes like an actress
  • v  consider as being
  • v  calculate as being
    I make the height about 100 feet
  • v  cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable
    make my day
  • v  favor the development of
    Practice makes the winner
  • v  develop into
    He will make a splendid father!
  • v  behave in a certain way
    make merry
  • v  eliminate urine

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News & Articles

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Quotes

  • Dan Gilbert in AFP
    You simply don't deserve this kind of cowardly betrayal,Gilbert said in the letter to the Cleveland fans. "You have given so much and deserve so much more. In the meantime, I want to make one statement to you tonight: I personally...
  • Barack Obama in New York Daily News (blog)
    I don't make this decision based on any difference in policy,Obama said in the Rose Garden, where the literal sweltering heat probably paled in comparsion to what McChrystal suffered in a half-hour meeting this morning with the...

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