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make  

[1]  
      vb   , makes, making, made   mainly tr  
1    to bring into being by shaping, changing, or combining materials, ideas, etc.; form or fashion; create  
to make a chair from bits of wood, make a poem     
2    to draw up, establish, or form  
to make a decision, make one's will     
3    to cause to exist, bring about, or produce  
don't make a noise     
4    to cause, compel, or induce  
please make him go away     
5    to appoint or assign, as to a rank or position  
they made him chairman     
6    to constitute  
one swallow doesn't make a summer     
7    also intr   to come or cause to come into a specified state or condition  
to make merry, make someone happy     
8    copula   to be or become through development  
he will make a good teacher     
9    to cause or ensure the success of  
your news has made my day     
10    to amount to  
twelve inches make a foot     
11    to be part of or a member of  
did she make one of the party?     
12    to serve as or be suitable for  
that piece of cloth will make a coat     
13    to prepare or put into a fit condition for use  
to make a bed     
14    to be the essential element in or part of  
charm makes a good salesman     
15    to carry out, effect, or do  
to make a gesture     
16    intr; foll by: to, as if to, or as though to   to act with the intention or with a show of doing something  
they made to go out, he made as if to hit her     
17    to use for a specified purpose  
I will make this town my base     
18    to deliver or pronounce  
to make a speech     
19    to judge, reckon, or give one's own opinion or information as to  
what time do you make it?     
20    to cause to seem or represent as being  
that furniture makes the room look dark     
21    to earn, acquire, or win for oneself  
to make friends, make a fortune     
22    to engage in  
make love not war     
23    to traverse or cover (distance) by travelling  
we can make a hundred miles by nightfall     
24    to arrive in time for  
he didn't make the first act of the play     
25      (Cards)  
a    to win a trick with (a specified card)  
b    to shuffle (the cards)  
c      (Bridge)   to fulfil (a contract) by winning the necessary number of tricks  
26      (Cricket)   to score (runs)  
27      (Electronics)   to close (a circuit) permitting a flow of current  
   Compare       break       44  
28    intr   to increase in depth  
the water in the hold was making a foot a minute     
29    intr   (of hay) to dry and mature  
30    Informal   to gain a place or position on or in  
to make the headlines, make the first team     
31    Informal   to achieve the rank of  
32    Taboo slang   to seduce  
33    make a book   to take bets on a race or other contest  
34    make a day, night, etc., of it   to cause an activity to last a day, night, etc.  
35    make do      See       do   1       36  
36    make eyes at   to flirt with or ogle  
37    make good      See       good       44  
38    make heavy weather (of)  
a      (Nautical)   to roll and pitch in heavy seas  
b    Informal   to carry out with great difficulty or unnecessarily great effort  
39    make it  
a    Informal   to be successful in doing something  
b    foll by: with  
Taboo slang   to have sexual intercourse  
c    Slang   to inject a narcotic drug  
40    make like  
Slang     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to imitate  
41    make love (to)  
a    to have sexual intercourse (with)  
b    Now archaic   to engage in courtship (with)  
42    make or break   to bring success or ruin  
43    make time      See       time       45  
44    make water  
a       another term for       urinate  
b    (of a boat, hull, etc.) to let in water  
      n  
45    brand, type, or style  
what make of car is that?     
46    the manner or way in which something is made  
47    disposition or character; make-up  
48    the act or process of making  
49    the amount or number made  
50      (Bridge)   the contract to be played  
51      (Cards)   a player's turn to shuffle  
52    on the make  
a    Informal   out for profit or conquest  
b    Slang   in search of a sexual partner,   (See also)        make after       make away       make for       make of       make off       make out       make over       make-up       make with  
     (Old English macian; related to Old Frisian makia to construct, Dutch maken, German machen to make)  
  makable      adj  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
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make   [2]  
      n  
Archaic  
1    a peer or consort  
2    a mate or spouse  
     (Old English gemaca mate; related to match1)  
  makeless      adj  

Diccionario de inglés definición  

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make  


      vb  
1    assemble, build, compose, constitute, construct, create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, manufacture, mould, originate, produce, put together, shape, synthesize  
2    accomplish, beget, bring about, cause, create, effect, engender, generate, give rise to, lead to, occasion, produce  
3    cause, coerce, compel, constrain, dragoon, drive, force, impel, induce, oblige, press, pressurize, prevail upon, railroad     (informal)   require  
4    appoint, assign, create, designate, elect, install, invest, nominate, ordain  
5    draw up, enact, establish, fix, form, frame, pass  
6    add up to, amount to, compose, constitute, embody, form, represent  
7    act, carry out, do, effect, engage in, execute, perform, practise, prosecute  
8    calculate, estimate, gauge, judge, reckon, suppose, think  
9    acquire, clear, earn, gain, get, net, obtain, realize, secure, take in, win  
10    arrive at, arrive in time for, attain, catch, get to, meet, reach  
11    make it        (informal)   arrive     (informal)   be successful, come through, crack it     (informal)   cut it     (informal)   get on, get somewhere, prosper, pull through, succeed, survive  
      n  
12    brand, build, character, composition, constitution, construction, cut, designation, form, kind, make-up, mark, model, shape, sort, structure, style, type, variety  
13    cast of mind, character, disposition, frame of mind, humour, kidney, make-up, nature, stamp, temper, temperament  


make as if      , though  
act as if or though, affect, feign, feint, give the impression that, make a show of, pretend  
make away  
1    abscond, beat a hasty retreat, clear out     (informal)   cut and run     (informal)   decamp, depart, do a runner     (slang)   flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make off, run away or off, run for it     (informal)   scoot, skedaddle     (informal)   slope off, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take to one's heels  
2      (with)       with   abduct, cabbage     (Brit. slang)   carry off, cart off     (slang)   filch, kidnap, knock off     (slang)   make off with, nab     (informal)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pilfer, pinch     (informal)   purloin, steal, swipe     (slang)  
3      (with)       with   blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   bump off     (slang)   destroy, dispose of, do away with, do in     (slang)   eliminate, get rid of, kill, murder, rub out     (U.S. slang)  
make-believe  
1   
      n   charade, dream, fantasy, imagination, play-acting, pretence, unreality  
2   
      adj   dream, fantasized, fantasy, imaginary, imagined, made-up, mock, pretend, pretended, sham, unreal  
  
Antonyms     
,       n   actuality, fact, reality, truthfulness  
      adj   authentic, genuine, real, unfeigned  
make believe     
act as if or though, dream, enact, fantasize, imagine, play, play-act, pretend  
make do     
cope, get along or by, improvise, manage, muddle through, scrape along or by  
make for  
1    aim for, be bound for, head for or towards, proceed towards, steer (a course) for  
2    assail, assault, attack, fall on, fly at, go for, have a go at     (informal)   lunge at, set upon  
3    be conducive to, conduce to, contribute to, facilitate, favour, promote  
make off  
1    abscond, beat a hasty retreat, bolt, clear out     (informal)   cut and run     (informal)   decamp, do a runner     (slang)   flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make away, run away or off, run for it     (informal)   skedaddle     (informal)   slope off, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take to one's heels  
2      (with)       with   abduct, cabbage     (Brit. slang)   carry off, cart off     (slang)   filch, kidnap, knock off     (slang)   make away with, nab     (informal)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pilfer, pinch     (informal)   purloin, run away or off with, steal, swipe     (slang)  
make out  
1    descry, detect, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, perceive, recognize, see  
2    comprehend, decipher, fathom, follow, grasp, perceive, realize, see, suss (out)     (slang)   understand, work out  
3    complete, draw up, fill in or out, inscribe, write (out)  
4    demonstrate, describe, prove, represent, show  
5    assert, claim, let on, make as if or though, pretend  
6    fare, get on, manage, prosper, succeed, thrive  
make-up  
1    cosmetics, face     (informal)   greasepaint     (Theatre)   maquillage, paint     (informal)   powder, war paint     (informal, humorous)  
2    arrangement, assembly, composition, configuration, constitution, construction, form, format, formation, organization, structure  
3    build, cast of mind, character, constitution, disposition, figure, frame of mind, make, nature, stamp, temper, temperament  
make up  
1    compose, comprise, constitute, form  
2    coin, compose, concoct, construct, cook up     (informal)   create, devise, dream up, fabricate, formulate, frame, hatch, invent, manufacture, originate, trump up, write  
3    complete, fill, meet, supply  
4      (with)       for   atone, balance, compensate, make amends, offset, recompense, redeem, redress, requite  
5    bury the hatchet, call it quits, come to terms, compose, forgive and forget, make peace, mend, reconcile, settle, shake hands  
6    make up one's mind      choose, come to a decision, decide, determine, make a decision, reach a decision, resolve, settle  
7    make up to        (informal)   chat up     (informal)   court, curry favour with, flirt with, make overtures to, woo  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

make sthg fly v.
make something succeed strongly and rapidly

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v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
exp.
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
exp.
something that you say which means you cannot make a good quality product using bad quality materials
n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner
exp.
make a sensational announcement
[Fig.] E.g.: Today's newspapers dropped a bomb about the President's past.
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
v.
to recycle somethiing and make it into something more upmarket
a necklace made of upcycled plastic bags
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
n.
one of several parts that together make up a whole machines, system etc.
A component that is vital for my life is a computer because i use it everyday to do homework and email.
exp.
If there is very little or no possibility of that happening . . . Will Susan make you laugh? Fat chance.
n.
The ability to make decisions and take action without waiting for someone to tell you what to do
I showed my initiative when I became a group leader in class.
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
nnpl.
to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
To delibaretly make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want ; scared and follow directions of yours or what you want thing to be ...
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
n.
one who makes stripes and epaulettes
[Tech.]
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]

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