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  Words related to make

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


  • the act of mixing cards haphazardly;
  • a recognizable kind; "there''s a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?";
  • act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies";
  • eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug";
  • have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds";
  • behave in a certain way; "make merry";
  • 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";
  • put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room";
  • develop into; "He will make a splendid father!";
  • change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks";
  • favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner";
  • cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day";
  • institute, enact, or establish; "make laws";
  • calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet";
  • consider as being; "It wasn''t the problem some people made it";
  • 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?";
  • 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";
  • represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress";
  • assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!";
  • induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally";
  • make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one''s office"; "create a furor";
  • 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";
  • create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries";
  • create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses";
  • give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident";
  • 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";
  • make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones";
  • make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer";
  • prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please";
  • organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course";
  • gather and light the materials for; "make a fire";
  • perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call";
  • 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";
  • reach in time; "We barely made the plane";
  • reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade";
  • proceed along a path; "work one''s way through the crowd"; "make one''s way into the forest";
  • head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains";
  • appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us";
  • 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";
  • achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day";
  • charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club";
  • engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution";
  • carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas";
  • form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof";
  • constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man";
  • to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction";
  • amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living";
  • be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father";
  • add up to; "four and four make eight";
  • be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture";
  • undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater";

    See Also: remake, refashion, redo, make over, fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent


    Hyponyms: reshuffle, reshuffling, riffle, wet, stale, dung, render, get, let, have, leave, set, mark, decide, persuade, bring, solicit, encourage, lead, prompt, inspire, instigate, suborn, compel, oblige, obligate, go through the motions, beget, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth, reproduce, procreate, multiply, regenerate, clear, distill, extract, distil, derive, educe, froth, spume, suds, lay down, establish, puncture, twine, cleave, track, institute, short-circuit, short, re-create, originate, initiate, start, give, bring about, yield, work, play, wreak, make for, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth, create by mental act, create mentally, create, realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate, cause, do, put on, turn in, bear, turn out, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, construct, build, assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together, style, strike, copy, create verbally, compose, write, choreograph, direct, film, film-make, recreate, offset, scrape, produce, give rise, press, prepare, cut, beat, elicit, enkindle, kindle, fire, provoke, incorporate, form, organize, organise, breed, remake, refashion, redo, make over, prefabricate, underproduce, output, pulse, pulsate, clap up, clap together, slap together, custom-make, customize, customise, tailor-make, dummy, dummy up, machine, churn out, overproduce, elaborate, put out, laminate, bootleg, return, extrude, squeeze out, smelt, preassemble, fudge together, throw together, print, publish, confect, proof, burn, design, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate, pioneer, effect, effectuate, occasion, kick up, spawn, motivate, actuate, propel, move, incite, impel, force, facilitate, drive, compile, manufacture, fabricate, fashion, forge, cooper, revet, lock, wattle, frame, frame up, rebuild, reconstruct, groin, cantilever, erect, rear, put up, corduroy, channelize, channelise, preserve, keep, dress, dress out, devil, precook, whip up, whomp up, concoct, cook up, lard, pay, catch up, scale, surmount, breast, access, get at, peak, bottom out, top out, summit, top, find, culminate, get through, come through, ground, run aground, claw, jostle, bushwhack, eke out, profit, turn a profit, rake off, take home, bring home, rake in, shovel in, gross, rename, overdo, exaggerate, constellate, conglobate, conglobe, chelate, add


    Grouped Verbs: gain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in, have, get, stool, defecate, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water, draw, feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble, seduce, create, produce, build, cook, fix, ready, prepare, make up, do, reach, attain, hit, arrive at, work, net, sack, sack up


    Entailments: love, travel, go, move, locomote


    Part Meronyms: card game, cards


    Derivational Morphology: shuffle, ruffle, mix, construct, build, produce, create, peeing, pee, urine, piddle, weewee, water, pisser, urinator, micturition, urination, toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, defecator, voider, defecation, laxation, shitting, fecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, ordure, dejection, qualification, makings, causing, causation, cause, reason, grounds, causal agent, causal agency, stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input, incentive, inducement, motivator, trigger, induction, initiation, persuader, inducer, inducing, make-believe, pretend, score, seduction, conquest, seducer, ladies' man, lady killer, creature, wight, animal, animate being, beast, brute, fauna, devising, fashioning, making, creation, creative activity, maker, shaper, manufacturer, manufacturing business, brand, producer, merchandise, wares, product, production, conception, builder, constructor, construction, building, cooking, cookery, preparation, cook, cooker, attainment, arrival, reaching, earner, wage earner, gainer, nomination, appointment, assignment, designation, naming, constitution, composition, makeup, component, constituent, element, form


    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Danish: mærke  
    Dutch: merk   Esperanto: marko  
    Finnish: merkki   German: Fabrikat  
    Greek: μάρκα   Italian: marca  
    Spanish: marca   Swedish: märke  
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