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1. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] make or cause to be or to become.

Synonyms

  • construct
  • build
  • assemble
  • put together
  • manufacture
  • produce
  • create
  • fabricate
  • form
  • forge
  • establish
  • clear
  • create from raw material
  • institute
  • start
  • make for
  • beat
  • beget
  • elicit
  • choreograph
  • organise
  • enkindle
  • create mentally
  • substantiate
  • offset
  • bring forth
  • reproduce
  • bring about
  • play
  • direct
  • derive
  • distil
  • tack together
  • set up
  • multiply
  • suds
  • raise
  • blast
  • prepare
  • create from raw stuff
  • fire
  • invoke
  • recreate
  • regenerate
  • father
  • generate
  • sire
  • provoke
  • give rise
  • distill
  • form
  • conjure
  • actualize
  • write
  • manufacture
  • scrape
  • stir
  • put on
  • puncture
  • bring up
  • copy
  • track
  • originate
  • wreak
  • call forth
  • turn in
  • actualise
  • conjure up
  • put together
  • give
  • lay down
  • tack
  • twine
  • put forward
  • mother
  • arouse
  • educe
  • short
  • style
  • extract
  • spume
  • incorporate
  • shell
  • press
  • yield
  • cut
  • strike
  • realize
  • kindle
  • bring
  • compose
  • cleave
  • film-make
  • create verbally
  • initiate
  • short-circuit
  • piece
  • organize
  • re-create
  • work
  • froth
  • turn out
  • build
  • bear
  • evoke
  • film
  • call down
  • grind
  • get
  • do
  • chop
  • engender
  • realise
  • create by mental act
  • cause

Antonyms

  • divide
  • decrease
  • fall
  • lower

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.

Synonyms

  • force
  • compel
  • coerce
  • press
  • drive
  • pressure
  • pressurize
  • oblige
  • require
  • shape
  • facilitate
  • propel
  • incite
  • spawn
  • provoke
  • initiate
  • mold
  • pioneer
  • prompt
  • effectuate
  • effect
  • create
  • impel
  • move
  • influence
  • determine
  • evoke
  • motivate
  • do
  • set up
  • regulate
  • engender
  • actuate
  • breed
  • cause
  • call forth
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • dishearten
  • discourage

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Words that Rhyme with Make

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake

How do you spell make? Is it mkea ?

A common misspelling of make is mkea

Example sentences of the word make


1. Verb, base form
Remember too that the resin in your countertop will make it shine.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As you do so, make sure to scoop up some of the lemon curd with the whipped cream.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The make and model of your weed trimmer will determine the correct fuel-to-oil mixture.

Quotes containing the word make


1. I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

3. To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] give certain properties to something.

Synonyms

  • have
  • leave
  • alter
  • modify
  • render
  • change
  • get

Antonyms

  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] engage in.

Synonyms

  • exaggerate
  • overdo

Antonyms

  • wake
  • fall asleep
  • tall

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • decide
  • obligate
  • oblige
  • have
  • suborn
  • prompt
  • induce
  • instigate
  • encourage
  • get
  • lead
  • compel
  • let
  • inspire
  • stimulate
  • solicit
  • cause

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • undock
  • indirect

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] create or manufacture a man-made product.

Synonyms

  • extrude
  • proof
  • generate
  • custom-make
  • bootleg
  • laminate
  • slap together
  • underproduce
  • churn out
  • put out
  • dummy up
  • throw together
  • render
  • dummy
  • create
  • return
  • turn out
  • refashion
  • burn
  • reproduce
  • clap up
  • customise
  • customize
  • machine
  • confect
  • publish
  • redo
  • make over
  • output
  • smelt
  • prefabricate
  • overproduce
  • print
  • cut
  • squeeze out
  • preassemble
  • pulsate
  • yield
  • breed
  • pulse
  • elaborate
  • produce
  • clap together
  • tailor-make
  • fudge together
  • remake

Antonyms

  • descent
  • worsen
  • discharge
  • begin

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] make, formulate, or derive in the mind.

Synonyms

  • create mentally
  • create by mental act

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] create or design, often in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.

Synonyms

  • pay
  • clear
  • bring in
  • profit
  • rake in
  • eke out
  • net
  • pull in
  • take in
  • gross
  • earn
  • bear
  • take home
  • shovel in
  • get
  • sack up
  • acquire
  • turn a profit
  • sack
  • yield
  • squeeze out
  • realise
  • gain
  • realize
  • rake off

Antonyms

  • lose
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team".

Synonyms

  • progress to
  • achieve
  • attain
  • accomplish
  • get to

Antonyms

  • exit
  • deny
  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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