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1. 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))

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Words that Rhyme with Make Work

  • overwork
  • magouirk
  • leclerc
  • deklerk
  • declerque
  • declerk
  • declercq
  • declerck
  • rework
  • mcgurk
  • mcguirk
  • berserk
  • sturc
  • sterk
  • smirk
  • quirke
  • quirk
  • klerk
  • clerk
  • clercq
  • clerc
  • bjerke
  • zirk
  • yerke
  • werke
  • werk
  • turk
  • turck
  • sirk
  • shirk

2. 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))

3. make

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

Synonyms

  • 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
  • produce
  • create from raw stuff
  • fire
  • invoke
  • recreate
  • regenerate
  • father
  • generate
  • sire
  • provoke
  • give rise
  • distill
  • form
  • conjure
  • actualize
  • write
  • create
  • 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
  • assemble
  • 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
  • construct

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))

4. work

noun. ['ˈwɝːk'] activity directed toward making or doing something.

Synonyms

  • job
  • toil
  • labour
  • procedure
  • polishing
  • activity
  • action
  • ironing
  • paperwork
  • substituting
  • lavation
  • missionary work
  • care
  • housekeeping
  • tending
  • subbing
  • spadework
  • wash
  • social service
  • busywork
  • coursework
  • washing
  • heavy lifting
  • service
  • undertaking
  • shining
  • investigating
  • aid
  • housewifery
  • nightwork
  • operation
  • loose end
  • project
  • make-work
  • housework
  • investigation
  • welfare work
  • task
  • unfinished business
  • duty
  • logging
  • mission
  • attention
  • timework

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • stay in place
  • recede

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. make

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

Synonyms

  • shape
  • facilitate
  • propel
  • incite
  • spawn
  • provoke
  • initiate
  • mold
  • force
  • 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))

6. 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))

7. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] be employed.

Synonyms

  • job
  • toil
  • scab
  • labour
  • drive
  • do work
  • freelance
  • slave
  • buckle down
  • fink
  • turn a trick
  • dig
  • occupy
  • tinker
  • fag
  • moil
  • farm
  • rat
  • moonlight
  • put to work
  • bank
  • man
  • fill
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge
  • break one's back
  • serve
  • blackleg
  • subcontract
  • take
  • knuckle down

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. work

noun. ['ˈwɝːk'] a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • leatherwork
  • product
  • polychrome
  • wickerwork
  • lacework
  • handwork
  • ironwork
  • followup
  • publication
  • wicker
  • work in progress
  • masterpiece
  • workpiece
  • handiwork
  • chef-d'oeuvre
  • openwork
  • metalwork
  • lacquerware
  • handcraft
  • woodwork
  • production
  • follow-up
  • handicraft
  • piece of work
  • silverwork

Antonyms

  • ride
  • bore
  • defend
  • free

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • slog
  • join forces
  • beaver
  • monkey
  • run through
  • beaver away
  • occupy
  • electioneer
  • intern
  • tinker
  • busy
  • page
  • skimp
  • monkey around
  • scant
  • skipper
  • work on
  • assist
  • peg away
  • mess around
  • cooperate
  • specialise
  • waitress
  • muck about
  • keep one's shoulder to the wheel
  • volunteer
  • plug away
  • specialize
  • wait
  • putter
  • clerk
  • whore
  • minister
  • collaborate
  • get together
  • work at
  • serve
  • work through
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • carpenter
  • muck around
  • boondoggle
  • pull one's weight
  • potter

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement
  • devolution

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. 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))
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