HyperDic: make

English > 51 senses of the word make:
VERBsocialmake, doengage in
changemake, getgive certain properties to something
creationmake, createmake or cause to be or to become
communicationmake, induce, stimulate, cause, have, getcause to do
creationmake, cause, dogive rise to
creationmake, produce, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
cognitionmake, drawmake, formulate, or derive in the mind
creationmakecompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
creationmake, createcreate by artistic means
possessionmake, gain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
creationmake, docreate or design, often in a certain way
stativemake, form, constituteto compose or represent
motionmake, reach, get to, progress toreach a goal / goal, e.g., "make the first team"
stativemakebe or be capable / capable of being changed or made into
creationmakemake by shaping or bringing together constituents
creationmakeperform or carry out
creationmake, construct, buildmake by combining materials and parts
changemakechange from one form into another
bodymakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
socialmake, name, nominatecharge with a function
possessionmake, have, getachieve a point or goal
motionmake, reach, attain, hit, arrive at, gainreach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
cognitionmake, lay down, establishinstitute, enact, or establish
socialmakecarry out or commit
socialmakeform by assembling individuals or constituents
creationmake, hold, throw, have, giveorganize or be responsible for
changemake, make upput in order or neaten
motionmake, takehead into a specified direction
bodymake, stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, craphave a bowel movement
stativemakeundergo fabrication or creation
stativemakebe suitable for
stativemakeadd up to
stativemakeamount to
stativemakeconstitute the essence of
perceptionmakeappear to begin an activity
motionmake, workproceed along a path
motionmakereach in time
creationmakegather and light the materials for
creationmake, cook, fix, ready, prepareprepare for eating by applying heat
contactmake, seduce, scoreinduce to have sex
communicationmakeassure the success of
communicationmake, pretend, make believerepresent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
cognitionmakeconsider as being
cognitionmakecalculate as being
changemakecause to be enjoyable or pleasurable
changemakefavor / favor the development of
changemakedevelop into
bodymakebehave in a certain way
bodymake, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass watereliminate urine
NOUNcognitionmake, branda recognizable kind
actmake, shuffle, shufflingthe act of mixing cards haphazardly
make > pronunciation
Soundsmey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > make: 51 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA recognizable kind.
Example "what make of car is that?"
Synonymbrand
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Spanishmarca
Catalanmarca
Verbsmakecreate or manufacture a man-made product
makemake by combining materials and parts
English > make: 51 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of mixing cards haphazardly.
Synonymsshuffle, shuffling
Part ofcard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Narrowerreshuffle, reshufflingshuffling again
riffleshuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners
BroaderreorderingA rearrangement in a different order
Spanishbarajadura, barajar
Catalanbarreja
English > make: 51 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningEngage in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "make love, not war"
  • "make an effort"
  • "make revolution"
Synonymdo
Narroweroverdo, exaggerateDo something to an excessive degree
Similar tomakePerform or carry out
Spanishhacer
Catalanfer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGive certain properties to something.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "Don't make this into a big deal"
  • "This invention will make you a millionaire"
  • "Make yourself clear"
Synonymget
Narrowerget, let, haveCause to move
leaveAct or be so as to become in a specified state
renderCause to become
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishconvertir, volver
Catalanconvertir, tornar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake or cause to be or to become.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"make a mess in one's office"
Synonymcreate
Narrowerarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherCreate by putting components or members together
bear, turn outbring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
beatmake by pounding or trampling
beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forthmake children
blast, shellCreate by using explosives
bring, work, play, wreak, make forCause to happen / happen or to occur as a consequence
build, establishbuild or establish something abstract
call up, summonCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
cause, do, makegive rise to
chopForm or shape by chopping
choreographCompose a sequence of dance steps, often to music
clearmake a way / way or path by removing objects
cleavemake by cutting into
compose, writeWrite music
construct, build, makemake by combining materials and parts
copy, re-createmake a replica of
create, makecreate by artistic means
create by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
create verballycreate with or from words
cutform by probing, penetrating, or digging
cutform or shape by cutting or incising
derive, educeDevelop or evolve from a latent or potential state
directGuide the actors in (plays and films)
distill, extract, distilextract by the process of distillation
establish, givebring about
filmrecord in film
film-makemake films
form, organize, organisecreate (as an entity)
froth, spume, sudsmake froth or foam and become bubbly
generate, bring forthBring into existence
give, yieldCause to happen or be responsible for
grindCreated by grinding
incorporateform a corporation
institute, bringAdvance or set forth in court
lay down, establish, makeinstitute, enact, or establish
manufactureCreate or produce in a mechanical way
offsetcreate an offset in
originate, initiate, startBring into being
prepareTo prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery
presscreate by pressing
produce, bring forthbring forth or yield
produce, bring about, give riseCause to happen, occur or exist
puncturemake by piercing
put on, turn incarry out (performances)
raisecreate a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
re-createcreate anew
realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiatemake real or concrete
recreatecreate anew
regenerateform or produce anew
reproduce, procreate, multiplyhave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
scrapemake by scraping
short-circuit, shortcreate a short circuit in
strikeproduce by ignition or a blow
stylemake consistent with a certain fashion or style
trackmake tracks upon
twinemake by twisting together or intertwining
See alsomake overmake new
make upmake up something artificial or untrue
Spanishcausar, confeccionar, construir, crear, criar, formar, hacer, producir, provocar, realizar
Catalancausar, confeccionar, crear, fer, formar, realitzar
Nounsmakingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > make: 51 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningCause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
ModelThey make him to write the letter
Synonymsinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get
Narrowerbringinduce or persuade
compel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
decideCause to decide
encouragespur on
leadCause to undertake a certain action / action
letactively cause something to happen / happen / happen / happen
persuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
prompt, inspire, instigateServe as the inciting cause of
solicitincite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination
suborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony
Spanishcausar, estimular, hacer, incentivar, inducir, ocasionar, producir, provocar
Catalancausar, estimular, fer, incentivar, induir, ocasionar, provocar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaninggive rise to; cause to happen / happen / happen or occur, not always intentionally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "make a stir"
Synonymscause, do
Narrowerdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
effect, effectuate, set upproduce
engender, breed, spawnCall forth
facilitateincrease the likelihood of (a response)
impel, forceurge or force (a person) to an action
initiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
makecompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, inciteGive an incentive for action / action
occasionGive occasion to
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcausar, hacer, ocasionar, producir, provocar
Catalanfer, ocasionar, provocar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 6, creation
Meaningcreate or manufacture a man-made product.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelSam and Sue make the movie
Synonymsproduce, create
Narrowerbootlegproduce or distribute illegally
breedCause to procreate (animals)
churn outproduce something at a fast rate
clap up, clap together, slap togethermake hastily and carelessly
confectmake or construct
custom-make, customize, customise, tailor-makemake to specifications
cut, burncreate by duplicating data
dummy, dummy upmake a dummy of
elaborateproduce from basic elements or sources
extrude, squeeze outform or shape by forcing through an opening
fudge together, throw togetherproduce shoddily, without much attention to detail
generateproduce (energy)
laminatecreate laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material
machinemake by machinery
outputTo create or manufacture a specific amount
overproduceproduce in excess
prefabricate, preassembleTo manufacture sections of (a building) , especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings
prefabricateproduce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally
print, publishput into print
proofmake or take a proof / proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
pulse, pulsateproduce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
put outPut out considerable effort
remake, refashion, redo, make overmake new
render, yield, return, give, generateGive or supply
reproducemake a copy or equivalent of
smeltextract (metals) by heating
turn outproduce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery
underproduceproduce below capacity or demand
Similar tocreate, makecreate by artistic means
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar, hacer, producir
Catalancompondre, confeccionar, crear, fer, formar, preparar, produir
Nounsmakea recognizable kind
makera business engaged in manufacturing some product
makera person who makes things
makingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > make: 51 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaningmake, formulate, or derive in the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "make an estimate"
  • "What do you make of his remarks?"
Synonymdraw
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Similar tomakecalculate as being
Spanishderivar, establecer, formular, hacer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 8, creation
Meaningcompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example "Heat makes you sweat"
Narrowerdrivecompel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Spanishhacer, inducir
English > make: 51 senses > verb 9, creation
Meaningcreate by artistic means.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue make the movie
Synonymcreate
Narrowerdesigncreate the design for
designcreate designs
do, makecreate or design, often in a certain way
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar toproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishcrear, formar, hacer, producir
Catalancrear, fer, formar
Nounsmakingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > make: 51 senses > verb 10, possession
Meaningearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey make the money
Example"How much do you make a month in your new job?"
Synonymsgain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
Narrowereke out, squeeze outmake by laborious and precarious means
grossearn before taxes, expenses, etc.
profit, turn a profitmake a profit
rake in, shovel inearn large sums of money
rake offTake money from an illegal transaction
take home, bring homeearn as a salary or wage
yield, pay, bearbring in
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tomakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
net, sack, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
Spanishadquirir, advertir, clarificar, cobrar, ganar, hacer
Catalanadvertir, clarificar, guanyar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 11, creation
Meaningcreate or design, often in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelDid he make his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymdo
Broadercreate, makecreate by artistic means
Oppositeunmake, undodeprive of certain characteristics / characteristics
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar, hacer
Catalanconfeccionar, crear, formar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 12, stative
MeaningTo compose or represent: "This wall forms the background of the stage setting".
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "This makes a fine introduction"
Synonymsform, constitute
Narroweraddconstitute an addition
chelateform a chelate, in chemistry
Broaderconstitute, represent, make up, comprise, beform or compose
Spanishconfeccionar, constituir, crear, formar
Catalanconfeccionar, constituir, crear, formar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 13, motion
Meaningreach a goal / goal, e.g., "make the first team".
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "She may not make the grade"
Synonymsreach, get to, progress to
Broaderachieve, accomplish, attain, reachTo gain with effort
Spanishavanzar, llegar, lograr alcanzar, lograr ser, lograr
English > make: 51 senses > verb 14, stative
MeaningBe or be capable / capable of being changed or made into.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "He makes a great host"
  • "He will make a fine father"
BroaderbecomeCome into existence
English > make: 51 senses > verb 15, creation
Meaningmake by shaping or bringing together constituents.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "make a dress"
  • "make a cake"
  • "make a wall of stones"
NarrowercompileUse a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed
compose, compilePut together out of existing material
coopermake barrels and casks
fashion, forgemake out of components (often in an improvising manner)
manufacture, fabricate, constructPut together out of artificial or natural components or parts
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Spanishcomponer, confeccionar, hacer, preparar
Catalancompondre, confeccionar, crear, fer, preparar
Nounsmakingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > make: 51 senses > verb 16, creation
MeaningPerform or carry out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "make a decision"
  • "make a move"
  • "make advances"
  • "make a phone call"
NarrowerpayRender
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Similar tomake, doEngage in
English > make: 51 senses > verb 17, creation
Meaningmake by combining materials and parts.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men make the bookshelves
Synonymsconstruct, build
NarrowercantileverConstruct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed
channelize, channelisemake a channel for
corduroybuild (a road) from logs laid / laid side by side
customize, customisemake according to requirements
dry-wallConstruct with drywall
frame, frame upConstruct by fitting or uniting parts together
groinbuild with groins
lockbuild locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
raise, erect, rear, set up, put upConstruct, build, or erect
rebuild, reconstructbuild again
revetConstruct a revetment
wattlebuild of or with wattle
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar tobuildBe engaged in building
Spanisharticular, confeccionar, construir, crear, edificar, formar, hacer, producir
Catalanarticular, confeccionar, construir, crear, edificar, fer, formar
Nounsmakea recognizable kind
makera person who makes things
makingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > make: 51 senses > verb 18, change
Meaningchange from one form into another.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "make water into wine"
  • "make lead into gold"
  • "make clay into bricks"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanconvertir, transformar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 19, body
Meaningact in a certain way so as to acquire.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "make friends"
  • "make enemies"
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Similar togain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
have, get, makeachieve a point or goal
Spanishhacerse
Catalanfer-se
English > make: 51 senses > verb 20, social
MeaningCharge with a function; charge to be.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey make her vice president
Synonymsname, nominate
Narrowerrenamename again or anew
Broaderappoint, chargeAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Spanishdesignar, nominar
Catalananomenar, designar, dir, fer, nominar, posar, proposar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 21, possession
Meaningachieve a point or goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymshave, get
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
Similar tomakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
Spanishhacer, lograr, tener
English > make: 51 senses > verb 22, motion
MeaningReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey make the water
Synonymsreach, attain, hit, arrive at, gain
Entailstravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Narroweraccess, get atreach or gain access to
bottom outreach the low point
catch upreach the point where one should be after a delay
culminatereach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
findsucceed in reaching
get through, come throughsucceed in reaching a real or abstract destination / destination after overcoming problems
ground, run agroundhit or reach the ground
makereach in time
scale, surmountreach the highest point / point of
summit, breastreach the summit (of a mountain)
topreach or ascend the top of
top out, peakTo reach the highest point
Similar tomakereach in time
Spanishalcanzar, arribar, contactar, ganar, llegar, lograr, obtener, pegar
Catalanarribar a, arribar, assolir, contactar, pegar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 23, cognition
Meaninginstitute, enact, or establish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"make laws"
Synonymslay down, establish
Narrowerset, markEstablish as the highest level or best performance
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishconstruir, establecer, instituir, nombrar, poner
English > make: 51 senses > verb 24, social
Meaningcarry out or commit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"make a mistake"
Broaderperpetrate, commit, pullPerform an act, usually with a negative connotation
Spanishcometer, hacer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 25, social
Meaningform by assembling individuals or constituents.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Make a quorum"
Broaderassemble, gather, get togetherget people together
Similar tomakeadd up to
Spanishcomponer, confeccionar, crear, hacer, reunir
Catalancompondre, confeccionar, crear, fer, preparar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 26, creation
Meaningorganize or be responsible for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "have, throw, or make a party"
Synonymshold, throw, have, give
BroaderdirectBe in charge of
Spanishdar, dispensar, entregar, hacer, propinar
Catalandispensar, donar, entregar, propinar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 27, change
Meaningput in order or neaten.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "make the bed"
  • "make up a room"
Synonymmake up
Broadertidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square awayput (things or places) in order
Similar tomakeGather and light the materials for
Catalanendreçar, fer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 28, motion
Meaninghead into a specified direction.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymtake
BroaderheadTo go or travel towards
English > make: 51 senses > verb 29, body
MeaningHave a bowel movement.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsstool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap
Narrowerdungdefecate
Broaderexcrete, egest, eliminate, passEliminate from the body
Similar tomake, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass waterEliminate urine
Spanishcagar, defecar, jiñar
Catalancagar, defecar, fer caca
English > make: 51 senses > verb 30, stative
MeaningUndergo fabrication or creation.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"This wool makes into a nice sweater"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar, hacer
Catalanconfeccionar, crear, fer, formar
Nounsmakingthe act that results in something coming to be
making(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
English > make: 51 senses > verb 31, stative
MeaningBe suitable for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Wood makes good furniture"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar, hacer
Catalanconfeccionar, crear, formar
Nounsmaking(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
English > make: 51 senses > verb 32, stative
Meaningadd up to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"four and four make eight"
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Broadertotal, number, add up, come, amountadd up in number or quantity
Similar tomakeform by assembling individuals or constituents
makeAmount to
Spanishser
English > make: 51 senses > verb 33, stative
MeaningAmount to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
BroaderamountBe tantamount or equivalent to
Similar tomakeadd up to
English > make: 51 senses > verb 34, stative
Meaningconstitute the essence of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"Clothes make the man"
Broaderconstitute, represent, make up, comprise, beform or compose
Spanishhacer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 35, perception
MeaningAppear to begin an activity.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
English > make: 51 senses > verb 36, motion
Meaningproceed along a path.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "make one's way into the forest"
Synonymwork
Narrowerbushwhackcut one's way through the woods or bush
clawMove as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
jostlemake one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
Broaderpassgo across or through
Similar toworkproceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
English > make: 51 senses > verb 37, motion
Meaningreach in time.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderreach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
Similar toreach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
Spanishlograr llegar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 38, creation
MeaningGather and light the materials for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"make a fire"
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Similar tocook, fix, ready, make, preparePrepare for eating by applying heat
make, make upput in order or neaten
Spanishconfeccionar, crear, formar
Catalanconfeccionar, crear, formar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 39, creation
MeaningPrepare for eating by applying heat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs make the vegetables
Example "can you make me an omelette?"
Synonymscook, fix, ready, prepare
Narrowerconcoct, cook upPrepare or cook by mixing ingredients
deglazedissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid / liquid and stirring
devilcoat or stuff with a spicy paste
dress, dress outkill and prepare for market or consumption
flambepour liquor over and ignite (a dish)
lardPrepare or cook with lard
precookcook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long
preserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
put onput on the stove or ready for cooking
scallop, escallopbake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
whip up, whomp upPrepare or cook quickly or hastily
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Similar tomakeGather and light the materials for
Spanishcocinar, confeccionar, crear, formar, guisar, preparar
Catalanconfeccionar, coure, crear, cuinar, formar, guisar, preparar
English > make: 51 senses > verb 40, contact
Meaninginduce to have sex.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsseduce, score
Entailssleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonkHave sexual intercourse with
BroaderpersuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
Similar toseduceLure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
Spanishanotar, comerse, marcar, seducir
Catalananotar, marcar, seduir
English > make: 51 senses > verb 41, communication
Meaningassure the success of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"A good review by this critic will make your play!"
Broaderguarantee, ensure, insure, assure, securemake certain of
OppositebreakCause the failure or ruin of
Spanishdar el éxito
English > make: 51 senses > verb 42, communication
Meaningrepresent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like.
PatternSomebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"She makes like an actress"
Synonymspretend, make believe
Narrowergo through the motionspretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it
Broaderact, play, representPlay a role or part
Similar tofeign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemblemake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
Spanishpretender
English > make: 51 senses > verb 43, cognition
MeaningConsider as being.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Similar tomakecalculate as being
English > make: 51 senses > verb 44, cognition
Meaningcalculate as being.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun
Example"I make the height about 100 feet"
Broaderestimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
Similar todraw, makemake, formulate, or derive in the mind
makeConsider as being
English > make: 51 senses > verb 45, change
MeaningCause to be enjoyable or pleasurable.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"make my day"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > make: 51 senses > verb 46, change
Meaningfavor / favor the development of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"Practice makes the winner"
Broaderdevelopgenerate gradually
English > make: 51 senses > verb 47, change
MeaningDevelop into.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"He will make a splendid father!"
Broaderdevelop, growGrow emotionally or mature
Nounsmakingan attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
English > make: 51 senses > verb 48, body
MeaningBehave in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example"make merry"
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishhacer
Catalanfer
English > make: 51 senses > verb 49, body
MeaningEliminate urine.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsurinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water
Narrowerstaleurinate, of cattle and horses
wetmake one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
Broaderexcrete, egest, eliminate, passEliminate from the body
Similar tostool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, makeHave a bowel movement
urinatePass after the manner of urine
Spanishevacuar, hacer aguas menores, hacer pipí, hacer pis, hacer un río, mear, orinar
Catalanfer pipí, orinar, pixar

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