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make

 
Noun make has 2 senses
  1. brand, make - a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
    --1 is a kind of kind, sort, form, variety
    Derived forms: verb make17, verb make6
  2. shuffle, shuffling, make - the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    --2 is a kind of reordering
    --2 is a part of card game, cards
    --2 has particulars: reshuffle, reshuffling; riffle
Verb make has 49 senses
  1. make, do - engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. make, get - give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
  3. make, create - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
    Derived form: noun making1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make - cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
    Sample sentence:
    They make him to write the letter
  5. cause, do, make - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
    --5 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. produce, make, create - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
    Derived forms: noun maker1, noun maker3, noun make1, noun making1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue make the movie
  7. draw, make - make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
    --7 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. make - compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
    --8 is one way to
    cause, do, make
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  9. create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
    --9 is one way to make, create
    Derived form: noun making1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue make the movie
  10. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
    --10 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentence:
    They make the money
  11. do, make - create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
    --11 is one way to create, make
    Antonyms: unmake, undo
    Sample sentence:
    Did he make his major works over a short period of time?
  12. form, constitute, make - to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
    --12 is one way to constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  13. reach, make, get to, progress to - reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
    --13 is one way to achieve, accomplish, attain, reach
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. make - be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"
    --14 is one way to
    become
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  15. make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
    --15 is one way to
    create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Derived form: noun making1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  16. make - perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
    --16 is one way to
    perform, execute, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. construct, build, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
    --17 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun maker1, noun make1, noun making1
    Sample sentence:
    The men make the bookshelves
  18. make - change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
    --18 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  19. make - act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
    --19 is one way to
    act, behave, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  20. name, nominate, make - charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
    --20 is one way to appoint, charge
    Sample sentence:
    They make her vice president
  21. have, get, make - achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
    --21 is one way to score, hit, tally, rack up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  22. reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain - reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
    Sample sentence:
    They make the water
  23. lay down, establish, make - institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"
    --23 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  24. make - carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"
    --24 is one way to
    perpetrate, commit, pull
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  25. make - add up to; "four and four make eight"
    --25 is one way to
    total, number, add up, come, amount
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  26. make - form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof"
    --26 is one way to
    assemble, gather, get together
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  27. hold, throw, have, make, give - organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
    --27 is one way to direct
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  28. cook, fix, ready, make, prepare - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
    --28 is one way to create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs make the vegetables
  29. make, make up - put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
    --29 is one way to tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  30. take, make - head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
    --30 is one way to head
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  31. stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
    --31 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  32. make - undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"
    --32 is one way to
    change
    Derived forms: noun makings2, noun making1
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  33. make - be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"
    --33 is one way to
    be
    Derived form: noun makings2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  34. make - amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
    --34 is one way to
    amount
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  35. make - constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"
    --35 is one way to
    constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  36. make - appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"
    --36 is one way to
    look, appear, seem
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  37. make, work - proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
    --37 is one way to pass, go through, go across
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  38. make - reach in time; "We barely made the plane"
    --38 is one way to
    reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  39. make - gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"
    --39 is one way to
    create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  40. seduce, score, make - induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
    --40 is one way to persuade
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  41. make - assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!"
    --41 is one way to
    guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure
    Antonyms: break
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  42. make, pretend, make believe - represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
    --42 is one way to act, play, represent
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    => Somebody ----s PP
  43. make - consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
    --43 is one way to
    see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
  44. make - calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"
    --44 is one way to
    estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
  45. make - cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"
    --45 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  46. make - favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"
    --46 is one way to
    develop
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  47. make - develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"
    --47 is one way to
    develop, grow
    Derived form: noun makings1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  48. make - behave in a certain way; "make merry"
    --48 is one way to
    act, behave, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  49. make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
    --49 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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