Complete Definition of "make"

see|måke
wikipedia|dab=Make (disambiguation)|Make
English

rank|men|come|without|110|make|def|might|being

Etymology
From ME. maken, from OE. macian, from proto|Germanic|makÅn, from proto|Indo-European|maǵ-, âto fashionâ. Near cognates include German machen and Dutch maken.

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëmeɪk/
SAMPA|/"meIk/
audio|en-us-make.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|eɪk

Verb
en-verb|makes|making|made

  1. To create, construct or produce.

#: We made a bird feeder for our yard.
#: They hope to make a bigger profit.
#: Weâll make a man out of him yet.

  1. To constitute.

#: They make a cute couple.
#: This makes the third infraction.

  1. context|construed with of|typically interrogative To interpret.

#: I donât know what to make of it.

  1. context|usually stressed To bring into success.

#: This company is what made you.
#: She married into wealth. She has it made.

  1. context|second object is an adjective To cause to be.

#: The citizens made their objections clear.
#: This might make you a bit woozy.

  1. context|second object is a verb To cause to do.

#: Youâre making her cry.
#: I was made to feel like a criminal.

  1. context|second object is a verb|can be stressed for emphasis or clarity To force to do.

#: The teacher made the student study.
#: Donât let them make you suffer.

  1. context|of a fact To indicate or suggest to be.

#: His past mistakes donât make him a bad person.

  1. context|of a person being sought To recognise (without being recognised in return)

#*2004, George Nolfi et al, w:Ocean's Twelve|Ocean's Twelve, Warner Bros. Pictures, 0:50:30,
#*:<span style="font-variant:small-caps">Linus Caldwell:</span> Well, she just made Danny and Yen, which means in the next 48 hours the three o' your pictures are gonna be in every police station in Europe.
#*2007 May 4, Andrew Dettmann et al, "Under Pressure", episode 3-22 of w:Numb3rs|Numb3rs, 00:01:16,
#*:<span style"font-variant:small-caps">David Sinclair:</span> (walking) Almost at Seventh; I should have a visual any second now. (rounds a corner, almost collides into Kaleed Asan) Damn, that was close.<br /><span style"font-variant:small-caps">Don Eppes:</span> David, he make you?<br /><span style="font-variant:small-caps">David Sinclair:</span> No, I don't think so.

Derived terms
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make a deal
make a fuss
make a muscle
make an honest woman out of
make an offer
make a promise
make away with
make a wish
make do
make good on (a promise)
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make for
make friends
make hay
make hay while the sun shines
make it
make light of
make love
make merry
make money
make off with
mid3
make-or-break
make out
make over
make right
make room
make the most of
make time
make up
make water
make with
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See also
Appendix:Collocations of do, have, make, and take

Translations
trans-top|construct
Czech: t-|cs|stavÄt
Danish: lave, udføre
Dutch: t+|nl|maken
Finnish: t+|fi|rakentaa
German: t+|de|machen, t+|de|bauen
trans-mid
Greek: t|el|καÏαÏκεÏάζÏ|sc=Grek (kataskevázo)
Hebrew: t-|he|×× ×|trbanáh|scHebr
Russian: делаÑÑ (d'élat') impf, ÑделаÑÑ (sd'élat') pf
Slovene: t-|sl|narediti
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|create
Czech: t-|cs|vyrábÄt, t+|cs|dÄlat, t-|cs|tvoÅit, t-|cs|vytváÅet, t-|cs|udÄlat
Danish: lave, fremstille, skabe
Dutch: t+|nl|maken
Finnish: t+|fi|luoda, t+|fi|tehdä
trans-mid
Greek: object: t|el|ÏÏιάÏνÏ|scGrek (ftiáchno); manufacture: t|el|καÏαÏκεÏάζÏ|scGrek (kataskevázo); speech, mistake t+|el|κάνÏ|sc=Grek (káno)
German: t+|de|machen
Hebrew: t+|he|עש×|tr`asáh|scHebr
Russian: делаÑÑ (d'élat') impf, ÑделаÑÑ (sd'élat') pf
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|constitute
Dutch: t|nl|vormen
trans-mid
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|interpret
Dutch: t+|nl|maken, t+|nl|denken, t|nl|interpreteren
German: t+|de|machen, t-|de|interpretieren
trans-mid
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|bring into success
Dutch: t+|nl|maken
German: t+|de|machen
trans-mid
Slovene: t-|sl|narediti
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|cause to be
Czech: t-|cs|Äinit
Dutch: t+|nl|maken
Finnish: t+|fi|saada
German: t+|de|machen
trans-mid
Danish: t+|da|gøre
Hebrew: t|he|×ר×|trgarám|scHebr
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|cause to do
Dutch: t+|nl|doen, ertoe t+|nl|brengen
German: t+|de|bringen
trans-mid
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|force to do
Czech: t-|cs|pÅimÄt, t-|cs|donutit, t-|cs|pÅinutit
Danish: få til
Dutch: t+|nl|doen, ertoe t+|nl|brengen
Finnish: t-|fi|pakottaa
trans-mid
German: t-|de|zwingen
Hebrew: t-|he|××ר××|trhikhríakh|scHebr
Russian: заÑÑавлÑÑÑ (zastavl'át') impf, заÑÑавиÑÑ (zastávit') pf
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|indicate or suggest to be
Dutch: t+|nl|maken
German: t+|de|machen
trans-mid
Spanish: t+|es|hacer
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trans-top|Translations to be checked
ttbc|Arabic: صÙع
ttbc|Bosnian: napraviti, praviti
ttbc|Chinese: 交 (jiÄo)
ttbc|Esperanto: fari, trovi, igi
ttbc|Estonian: valmistama, tegema
ttbc|Filipino: gumawâ
ttbc|French: faire, construire
ttbc|Hindi: बनाना
ttbc|Ido: facar
ttbc|Indonesian: buat|membuat, bikin|membikin
trans-mid
ttbc|Italian: fare
ttbc|Japanese: ä½ã (ã¤ãã, tsukuru)
ttbc|Korean: ë§ë¤ë¤ (mandeulda)
ttbc|Latin: facere
ttbc|Portuguese: fazer, construir
ttbc|Romanian: a face
ttbc|Serbian:
:Cyrillic: напÑавиÑи, пÑавиÑи
:Latin: napraviti, praviti
ttbc|Swedish: konstruera, producera, göra
ttbc|Telugu: తయారà±à°à±à°¯à± (tayaarucheayu)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. context|of a car brand|Brand; often paired with model.

#: What car make do you drive?

Translations
trans-top|brand
Chinese: å
Czech: t-|cs|znaÄka|f
Danish: mærke n, fabrikat n
Dutch: t-|nl|merk|n
Esperanto: t-|eo|marko|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|merkki, t+|fi|malli
trans-mid
German: t-|de|Fabrikat|n, t+|de|Marke|f
Greek: t-|el|μάÏκα|f|sc=Grek (márka)
Italian: t+|it|marca|f
Spanish: t-|es|marca|f
Swedish: t-|sv|märke|n
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Hawaiian

Etymology
Originally mate, compare Maori mate.

Noun
haw-noun

  1. death

Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=ã¾ã

  1. ja-def|è² ã lose

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-make.ogg|audio

Noun
sv-noun-reg-ar|2=mak

  1. spouse; husband; married man

Synonyms
man

Antonyms
fru
hustru
maka

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