Part Of Speech: verb
Definition: To create.
Definition: To behave, to act.
Example: He made as if to punch him, but they both laughed and shook hands.
Definition: To tend; to contribute; to have effect; with for or against.
Definition: To constitute.
Example: One swallow does not a summer make.
Definition: To add up to, have a sum of.
Example: Two and four make six.
Definition: (construed with of, typically interrogative) To interpret.
Example: I don’t know what to make of it.
Definition: (usually stressed) To bring into success.
Example: She married into wealth and so has it made.
Definition: (ditransitive, second object is an adjective or participle) To cause to be.
Example: Did I make myself heard?
Definition: To cause to appear to be; to represent as.
Definition: (ditransitive, second object is a verb) To cause (to do something); to compel (to do something).
Example: I was made to feel like a criminal.
Definition: (ditransitive, second object is a verb, can be stressed for emphasis or clarity) To force to do.
Example: Don’t let them make you suffer.
Definition: (ditransitive, of a fact) To indicate or suggest to be.
Example: His past mistakes don’t make him a bad person.
Definition: (of a bed) To cover neatly with bedclothes.
Definition: (law enforcement) To recognise, identify, spot.
Definition: To arrive at a destination, usually at or by a certain time.
Example: We should make Cincinnati by 7 tonight.
Definition: To proceed (in a direction).
Example: Make for the hills! It's a wildfire!
Definition: To cover (a given distance) by travelling.
Definition: To move at (a speed).
Example: The ship could make 20 knots an hour in calm seas.
Definition: To appoint; to name.
Definition: To induct into the Mafia or a similar organization (as a made man).
Definition: To defecate or urinate.
Definition: To earn, to gain (money, points, membership or status).
Example: He didn't make the choir after his voice changed.
Definition: To pay, to cover (an expense); chiefly used after expressions of inability.
Definition: To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
Definition: To enact; to establish.
Definition: To develop into; to prove to be.
Example: She'll make a fine president.
Definition: To form or formulate in the mind.
Example: made a questionable decision
Definition: To perform a feat.
Example: make a leap
Definition: To gain sufficient audience to warrant its existence.
Example: In the end, my class didn't make, which left me with a bit of free time.
Definition: To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make.
Definition: To increase; to augment; to accrue.
Definition: To be engaged or concerned in.
Definition: To cause to be (in a specified place), used after a subjective what.
Definition: To take the virginity of.
Definition: To have sexual intercourse with.