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1. make  (noun) 
the act of mixing cards haphazardly

  Also known as: shuffle, shuffling

  More Specific:
reshuffle / reshuffling - shuffling again
riffle - shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

  Part Meronym:
    card game     cards

  More Generic:

2. make  (noun) 
a recognizable kind; "there''s a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"

  Also known as: brand

  More Generic:
    kind     sort     form     variety

3. make  (verb) 
act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"

  More Generic:
    act     behave     do

  Verb Group:
    gain     take in     clear     make     earn     realize     realise     pull in     bring in     have     get     make

4. make  (verb) 
eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

  More Specific:
wet - make one''s bed or clothes wet by urinating
stale - urinate, of cattle and horses

  More Generic:
    excrete     egest     eliminate     pass

  Verb Group:
    stool     defecate     shit     take a shit     take a crap     ca-ca     crap     make     urinate

5. make  (verb) 
have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"

  More Specific:
dung - defecate

  More Generic:
    excrete     egest     eliminate     pass

  Verb Group:
    make     urinate     piddle     puddle     micturate     piss     pee     pee-pee     make water     relieve oneself     take a leak     spend a penny     wee     wee-wee     pass water

6. make  (verb) 
behave in a certain way; "make merry"

  More Generic:
    act     behave     do

7. make  (verb) 
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 millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"

  Also known as: get

  More Specific:
render - cause to become
get / let / have - cause to move
leave - act or be so as to become in a specified state

  More Generic:
    change     alter     modify

8. make  (verb) 
put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"

  Also known as: make up

  More Generic:
    tidy     tidy up     clean up     neaten     straighten     straighten out     square away

  Verb Group:

9. make  (verb) 
develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"

  More Generic:
    develop     grow

10. make  (verb) 
change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"

  More Generic:
    change     alter     modify

11. make  (verb) 
favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"

  More Generic:

12. make  (verb) 
cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"

  More Generic:
    change     alter     modify

13. make  (verb) 
institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"

  Also known as: lay down, establish

  More Specific:
set / mark - establish as the highest level or best performance

  More Generic:
    make     create

14. make  (verb) 
calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"

  More Generic:
    estimate     gauge     approximate     guess     judge

  Verb Group:
    draw     make     make

15. make  (verb) 
consider as being; "It wasn''t the problem some people made it"

  More Generic:
    see     consider     reckon     view     regard

  Verb Group:

16. make  (verb) 
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?"

  Also known as: draw

  More Generic:
    create by mental act     create mentally

  Verb Group:

17. make  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: induce, stimulate, cause, have, get

  More Specific:
decide - cause to decide
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
bring - induce or persuade
solicit - incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination
encourage - spur on
let - actively cause something to happen
lead - cause to undertake a certain action
prompt / inspire / instigate - serve as the inciting cause of
suborn - induce to commit perjury or give false testimony
compel / oblige / obligate - force or compel somebody to do something

18. make  (verb) 
represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"

  Also known as: pretend, make believe

  More Specific:
go through the motions - pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it

  More Generic:
    act     play     represent

  Verb Group:
    feign     sham     pretend     affect     dissemble

19. make  (verb) 
assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!"

  More Generic:
    guarantee     ensure     insure     assure     secure

  Opposite of:

20. make  (verb) 
induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"

  Also known as: seduce, score

    roll in the hay     love     make out     make love     sleep with     get laid     have sex     know     do it     be intimate     have intercourse     have it away     have it off     screw     fuck     jazz     eff     hump     lie with     bed     have a go at it     bang     get it on     bonk

  More Generic:

  Verb Group:

21. make  (verb) 
make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one''s office"; "create a furor"

  Also known as: create

  More Specific:
beget / get / engender / father / mother / sire / generate / bring forth - make children
reproduce / procreate / multiply - have offspring or young
regenerate - form or produce anew
clear - make a way or path by removing objects
distill / extract / distil - extract by the process of distillation
derive / educe - develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state
froth / spume / suds - make froth or foam and become bubbly
lay down / establish / make - institute, enact, or establish
puncture - make by piercing
twine - make by twisting together or intertwining
cleave - make by cutting into
track - make tracks upon
institute / bring - avance or set forth in court
short-circuit / short - create a short-circuit in
re-create - create anew
generate / bring forth - bring into existence
originate / initiate / start - bring into being
give / bring about / yield - bring about
bring / work / play / wreak / make for - cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
raise / conjure / conjure up / invoke / evoke / stir / call down / arouse / bring up / put forward / call forth - evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
create by mental act / create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one''s hands
create / make - create by artistic means
realize / realise / actualize / actualise / substantiate - make real or concrete
cause / do / make - give rise to
establish / give - bring about
put on / turn in - carry out (performances)
bear / turn out - bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
create from raw material / create from raw stuff - make from scratch
construct / build / make - make by combining materials and parts
build / establish - build or establish something abstract
assemble / piece / put together / set up / tack / tack together - make by putting pieces together
style - make consistent with a certain fashion or style
strike - produce by ignition or a blow
copy / re-create - make a replica of
create verbally - create with or from words
compose / write - write music
choreograph - compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music
direct - guide the actors in (plays and films)
film - record in film
film-make - make films
recreate - create anew
offset - create an offset in
scrape - make by scraping
produce / bring forth - bring forth or yield
produce / bring about / give rise - cause to occur or exist
press - create by pressing
prepare - to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery
cut - form or shape by cutting or incising
cut - form by probing, penetrating, or digging
raise - create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
beat - make by pounding or trampling
arouse / elicit / enkindle / kindle / evoke / fire / raise / provoke - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
incorporate - form a corporation
form / organize / organise - create (as an entity)
bring about - make possible

  See Also:
    remake     refashion     redo     make over     fabricate     manufacture     cook up     make up     invent

22. make  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: do

  More Generic:
    create     make

  Opposite of:
    unmake     undo

23. make  (verb) 
create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

  Also known as: produce, create

  More Specific:
breed - of plants or animals
remake / refashion / redo / make over - make new
prefabricate - produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally
underproduce - produce below capacity or demand
output - to create or manufacture a specific amount
pulse / pulsate - produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
clap up / clap together / slap together - make hastily and carelessly
custom-make / customize / customise / tailor-make - make to specifications
dummy / dummy up - make a dummy of
turn out - produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery
machine - make by machinery
churn out - produce something at a fast rate
overproduce - produce in excess
elaborate - produce from basic elements or sources
put out - put out considerable effort
laminate - create laminate by putting together several thin sheets of a material
bootleg - produce or distribute illegally
generate - produce (energy)
render / yield / return / give / generate - give or supply
extrude / squeeze out - form or shape by forcing through an opening
smelt - extract (metals) by heating
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of
prefabricate / preassemble - to manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings
fudge together / throw together - produce shoddily, without much attention to detail
print / publish - put into print
confect - make or construct
proof - make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
cut / burn - create by duplicating data

  Verb Group:
    create     make

24. make  (verb) 
create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"

  Also known as: create

  More Specific:
do / make - create or design, often in a certain way
design - create the design for
design - create designs

  More Generic:
    make     create

  Verb Group:
    produce     make     create

25. make  (verb) 
give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"

  Also known as: cause, do

  More Specific:
determine / shape / mold / influence / regulate - shape or influence
initiate / pioneer - take the lead or initiative in
effect / effectuate / bring about / set up - produce
make - compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
occasion - give occasion to
provoke / evoke / call forth / kick up - call forth
engender / breed / spawn - call forth
motivate / actuate / propel / move / prompt / incite - give an incentive for action
impel / force - urge or force (a person) to an action
facilitate - physiology: increase the likelihood of (a response)

  More Generic:
    make     create

26. make  (verb) 
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"

  More Specific:
drive - compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment

  More Generic:
    cause     do     make

27. make  (verb) 
make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"

  More Specific:
compose / compile - put together out of existing material
compile - use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed
manufacture / fabricate / construct - put together out of components or parts
fashion / forge - make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
cooper - make barrels and casks

  More Generic:
    create from raw material     create from raw stuff

28. make  (verb) 
make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"

  Also known as: construct, build

  More Specific:
customize / customise - make according to requirements
revet - construct a revetment
lock - build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
wattle - build of or with wattle
frame / frame up - construct by fitting or uniting parts together
rebuild / reconstruct - build again
groin - build with groins
cantilever - construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed
raise / erect / rear / set up / put up - construct, build, or erect
corduroy - build (a road) from logs laid side by side
channelize / channelise - make a channel for

  More Generic:
    make     create

  Verb Group:

29. make  (verb) 
prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

  Also known as: cook, fix, ready, prepare

  More Specific:
preserve / keep - prevent (food) from rotting
dress / dress out - kill and prepare for market or consumption
put on - put on the stove or ready for cooking
devil - coat or stuff with a spicy paste
precook - cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won''t take long
whip up / whomp up - prepare or cook quickly or hastily
concoct / cook up - prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
lard - prepare or cook with lard

  More Generic:
    create from raw material     create from raw stuff

  Verb Group:

30. make  (verb) 
organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"

  Also known as: hold, throw, have, give

  More Generic:

31. make  (verb) 
gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"

  More Generic:
    create from raw material     create from raw stuff

  Verb Group:
    cook     fix     ready     make     prepare     make     make up

32. make  (verb) 
perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"

  More Specific:
pay - render

  More Generic:
    perform     execute     do

  Verb Group:
    make     do

33. make  (verb) 
reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

  Also known as: reach, attain, hit, arrive at, gain

    travel     go     move     locomote

  More Specific:
catch up - reach the point where one should be after a delay
scale / surmount - reach the highest point of
breast - reach the summit
access / get at - reach or gain access to
peak - to reach the highest point
bottom out - reach the low point
top out - reach the highest point
summit - reach the summit of a mountain
top - reach or ascend the top of
make - reach in time
find - succeed in reaching
culminate - of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian
get through / come through - succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems
ground / run aground - hit or reach the ground

  Verb Group:

34. make  (verb) 
reach in time; "We barely made the plane"

  More Generic:
    reach     make     attain     hit     arrive at     gain

  Verb Group:
    reach     make     attain     hit     arrive at     gain

35. make  (verb) 
reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"

  Also known as: reach, get to, progress to

  More Generic:
    achieve     accomplish     attain     reach

36. make  (verb) 
proceed along a path; "work one''s way through the crowd"; "make one''s way into the forest"

  Also known as: work

  More Specific:
claw - move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
jostle - make one''s way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
bushwhack - cut one''s way through the woods or bush

  More Generic:
    pass     go through     go across

  Verb Group:

37. make  (verb) 
head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"

  Also known as: take

  More Generic:

38. make  (verb) 
appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"

  More Generic:
    look     appear     seem

39. make  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: gain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

  More Specific:
eke out / squeeze out - make by laborious and precarious means
profit / turn a profit - make a profit
rake off - take money from an illegal transaction
take home / bring home - earn as a salary or wage
rake in / shovel in - earn large sums of money
gross - earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
yield / pay / bear - bring in

  More Generic:
    get     acquire

  Verb Group:
    net     sack     sack up     clear     make

40. make  (verb) 
achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"

  Also known as: have, get

  More Generic:
    score     hit     tally     rack up

  Verb Group:

41. make  (verb) 
charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"

  Also known as: name, nominate

  More Specific:
rename - name again or anew

  More Generic:
    appoint     charge

42. make  (verb) 
engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"

  Also known as: do

  More Specific:
overdo / exaggerate - do something to an excessive degree

  Verb Group:

43. make  (verb) 
carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"

  More Generic:
    perpetrate     commit     pull

44. make  (verb) 
form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof"

  More Generic:
    assemble     gather     get together

  Verb Group:

45. make  (verb) 
constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"

  More Generic:
    constitute     represent     make up     comprise     be

46. make  (verb) 
to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"

  Also known as: form, constitute

  More Specific:
constellate - form a constellation or cluster
conglobate / conglobe - become globular
chelate - form a chelate, in chemistry
add - constitute an addition

  More Generic:
    constitute     represent     make up     comprise     be

47. make  (verb) 
amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"

  More Generic:

  Verb Group:

48. make  (verb) 
be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"

  More Generic:

49. make  (verb) 
add up to; "four and four make eight"


  More Generic:
    total     number     add up     come     amount

  Verb Group:
    make     make

50. make  (verb) 
be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"

  More Generic:

51. make  (verb) 
undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"

  More Generic:


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