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To equal or amount to
Fills out a financial document, typically a check/cheque
“Please make a list of all the items we need to purchase when we go shopping.”
To create or form something
“The artist used discarded automobile parts to make an impressive urban sculpture.”
To cause someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
“My parents would make me play the violin when I was younger even though I hated it.”
To cause something to exist or come about
“Please eat slowly so you won't make a mess on your clean, white shirt.”
To perform or produce a specified action or sound
“The lithe gymnast would make a back handspring followed by a forward somersault.”
To appoint a person to a position
“Due to his great leadership, the coach would make him captain of the football team.”
(of a mistake or error) To commit or perpetrate
“We must always learn from the mistakes we make.”
To gain or profit from financially
“Colonel Sanders would make a lot of money selling chicken fried with his blend of secret herbs and spices.”
To enact or establish
“According to the First Amendment, Congress shall make no law abridging free speech.”
To consider or estimate to be
“I make it six times now that you've been caught lying!”
To discern from given information
“What do you make of his grandiose claims of having traveled all over the world?”
(of a decision) To come to or arrive at
“You will have to make a tough decision on which college you would like to enroll in.”
(of a speech) To deliver vocally
“The president has been scheduled to make a speech to the United Nations General Assembly next week.”
To perform a given function well, usually in a hypothetical sense
“You would make a great mother due to your caring and loving nature with children.”
To gain entry into a desired group
“He set a goal for himself to make the final three in the tournament.”
To achieve a given rank, level or status
“He's got that ambition if you look in his eyes. This week he's mopping floors, but next week he'll make operator of fries.”
To manage to arrive at a specified time
“At the fast rate we are traveling, we should be able to make our destination by sunset.”
To manage to arrive in time for
“If we hurry to the station, we can still make the earlier train.”
To outwardly look or be perceived as
“Why don't you make like a tree, and get out of here?”
To head straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
“The last remaining warriors of the vanquished army would make straight for the hills in fear for their lives.”
To indicate or suggest to be
“His past transgressions do not make him a bad person.”
To cover an expense
“As long as we stick to our budget, we should be able to make our rent.”
To formulate in one's mind
“We should probably start to make plans for our future.”
To hold or organize an event
“Let's make a party for Ricky's 5th birthday.”
Plural for a trade name of a product, or its type or category
“That make of car is not available in my country.”
Plural for a person's character or disposition
“The genuine altruist is of a different make than most of modern society.”
Plural for an object's composition
“The make of this fabric is ancient, yet refined.”
Plural for an object's origin
“The make of this advanced technology is undeniably Japanese.”
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