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     n 1: a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the
          movies now"; "what make of car is that?" [syn: brand]
     2: the act of mixing cards haphazardly [syn: shuffle, shuffling]
     v 1: engage in: "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do
          research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution" [syn: do]
     2: give certain properties to something; "get someone mad";
        "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at
        the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This
        invention will make you a famous physicist"; "Make
        yourself clear" [syn: get]
     3: make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's
        office"; "create a furor" [syn: create]
     4: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner: "The ads
        induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to
        buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa" [syn: induce,
         stimulate, cause, have, get]
     5: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always
        intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause
        an accident" [syn: cause, do]
     6: create or manufacture a man-made product: "We produce more
        cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys
        for two centuries" [syn: produce, create]
     7: make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line
        here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an
        estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?" [syn: draw]
     8: compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain
        way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a
        law!"; Heat makes you sweat"
     9: create by artistic means; "create a poem; "Schoenberg
        created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism";
        "Auden made verses" [syn: create]
     10: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as
         salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your
         new job?" "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger
         brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
         [syn: gain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise,
          pull in, bring in]
     11: create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in
         blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for
         the forest" [syn: do] [ant: unmake]
     12: to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of
         the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This
         makes a fine introduction" [syn: form, constitute]
     13: reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"
         "She may not make the grade" [syn: reach, get to, {progress
     14: be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a
         great host"; "He will make a fine father"
     15: make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a
         dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
     16: perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move";
         "make advances"; "make a phone call"
     17: make by combining materials and parts: "this little pig made
         his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an
         electric brassiere warmer" [syn: construct, build]
     18: change from one form into another; "make water into wine";
         "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
     19: act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make
     20: charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of
         the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
         [syn: name, nominate]
     21: achieve a point or goal, as in a sport; "Nicklaus had a 70";
         "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points
         that day" [syn: have, get]
     22: reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit
         Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We
         barely made the plane"; "I have to hit the MAC machine
         before the weekend starts" [syn: reach, attain, hit,
          arrive at, gain]
     23: institute, enact, or establish; "make laws" [syn: lay down,
     24: carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"
     25: add up to; "four and four make eight"
     26: form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a
         quorum"; "The branches made a roof"
     27: organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception," "have,
         throw, or make a party", "give a course", etc. [syn: hold,
          throw, have, give]
     28: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner,
         please"; "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast
         for the guests, please" [syn: cook, fix, ready, prepare]
     29: put in order or neaten: "make the bed"; "make up a room"
         [syn: make up]
     30: head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took
         to the hills"; "We made for the mountains" [syn: take]
     31: have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
         [syn: defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca,
     32: undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a
         nice sweater"
     33: be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"
     34: amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my
         standard of living"
     35: constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"
     36: appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said
         nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"
     37: proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd";
         "make one's way into the forest" [syn: work]
     38: reach in time; "We barely made the plane"
     39: gather and light the materials for: "make a fire"
     40: induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you
         score last night?" "Harry made Sally" [syn: seduce, score]
     41: assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will
         make your play!" [ant: break]
     42: pretend to be; imitate; "She makes like an actress"
     43: consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made
     44: calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"
     45: cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"
     46: favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"
     47: develop into: "He will make a splendid father!"
     48: behave in a certain way; "make merry"
     49: eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive
         rug" [syn: urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss,
          pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, {take
         a leak}, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water]