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Synonyms for (noun) make

Synonyms: make, shuffle, shuffling Definition: the act of mixing cards haphazardly

Similar words: reordering Definition: a rearrangement in a different order

Synonyms: brand, make Definition: a recognizable kind Usage: there's a new brand of hero in the movies now; what make of car is that?

Similar words: form, kind, sort, variety Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality Usage: sculpture is a form of art; what kinds of desserts are there?

Synonyms for (verb) make

Synonyms: make Definition: act in a certain way so as to acquire Usage: make friends; make enemies

Similar words: act, behave, do Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: pass water, pee, pee-pee, puddle, relieve oneself, piddle, piss, make, make water, micturate, wee, wee-wee, urinate, take a leak, spend a penny Definition: eliminate urine Usage: Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms: stool, take a crap, take a shit, shit, make, ca-ca, defecate, crap Definition: have a bowel movement Usage: The dog had made in the flower beds

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms: make Definition: behave in a certain way Usage: make merry

Similar words: act, behave, do Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: make, get Definition: give certain properties to something Usage: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: make, make up Definition: put in order or neaten Usage: make the bed; make up a room

Similar words: neaten, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy, tidy up, clean up Definition: put (things or places) in order Usage: Tidy up your room!

Synonyms: make Definition: develop into Usage: He will make a splendid father!

Similar words: grow, develop Definition: grow emotionally or mature Usage: The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten; When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior

Synonyms: make Definition: change from one form into another Usage: make water into wine; make lead into gold; make clay into bricks

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: make Definition: favor the development of Usage: Practice makes the winner

Similar words: develop Definition: generate gradually Usage: We must develop more potential customers; develop a market for the new mobile phone

Synonyms: make Definition: cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable Usage: make my day

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: establish, make, lay down Definition: institute, enact, or establish Usage: make laws

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: make Definition: calculate as being Usage: I make the height about 100 feet

Similar words: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Synonyms: make Definition: consider as being Usage: It wasn't the problem some people made it

Similar words: reckon, regard, consider, view, see Definition: deem to be Usage: She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

Synonyms: draw, make Definition: make, formulate, or derive in the mind Usage: I draw a line here; draw a conclusion; draw parallels; make an estimate; What do you make of his remarks?

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

Synonyms: make, make believe, pretend Definition: represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like Usage: She makes like an actress

Similar words: represent, play, act Definition: play a role or part Usage: Gielgud played Hamlet; She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role; She played the servant to her husband's master

Synonyms: make Definition: assure the success of Usage: A good review by this critic will make your play!

Similar words: assure, secure, guarantee, insure, ensure Definition: make certain of Usage: This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us; Preparation will guarantee success!

Synonyms: make, seduce, score Definition: induce to have sex Usage: Harry finally seduced Sally; Did you score last night?; Harry made Sally

Similar words: persuade Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

Synonyms: make, do Definition: create or design, often in a certain way Usage: Do my room in blue; I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest

Similar words: create, make Definition: create by artistic means Usage: create a poem; Schoenberg created twelve-tone music; Picasso created Cubism; Auden made verses

Synonyms: create, make Definition: create by artistic means Usage: create a poem; Schoenberg created twelve-tone music; Picasso created Cubism; Auden made verses

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: cause, do, make Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: make Definition: compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way Usage: People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!; Heat makes you sweat

Similar words: cause, do, make Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

Synonyms: make Definition: make by shaping or bringing together constituents Usage: make a dress; make a cake; make a wall of stones

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms: construct, make, build Definition: make by combining materials and parts Usage: this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms: make, have, hold, give, throw Definition: organize or be responsible for Usage: hold a reception; have, throw, or make a party; give a course

Similar words: direct Definition: be in charge of

Synonyms: make Definition: gather and light the materials for Usage: make a fire

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms: make Definition: perform or carry out Usage: make a decision; make a move; make advances; make a phone call

Similar words: do, perform, execute Definition: carry out or perform an action Usage: John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters; the skater executed a triple pirouette; she did a little dance

Synonyms: make Definition: reach in time Usage: We barely made the plane

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract Usage: 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

Synonyms: get to, make, reach, progress to Definition: reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team" Usage: We made it!; She may not make the grade

Similar words: accomplish, achieve, attain, reach Definition: to gain with effort Usage: she achieved her goal despite setbacks

Synonyms: make, work Definition: proceed along a path Usage: work one's way through the crowd; make one's way into the forest

Similar words: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

Synonyms: take, make Definition: head into a specified direction Usage: The escaped convict took to the hills; We made for the mountains

Similar words: head Definition: to go or travel towards Usage: where is she heading; We were headed for the mountains

Synonyms: make Definition: appear to begin an activity Usage: He made to speak but said nothing in the end; She made as if to say hello to us

Similar words: seem, look, appear Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time

Synonyms: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages Usage: 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

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: make, have, get Definition: achieve a point or goal Usage: Nicklaus had a 70; The Brazilian team got 4 goals; She made 29 points that day

Similar words: hit, tally, rack up, score Definition: gain points in a game Usage: The home team scored many times; He hit a home run; He hit .300 in the past season

Synonyms: nominate, name, make Definition: charge with a function; charge to be Usage: She was named Head of the Committee; She was made president of the club

Similar words: appoint, charge Definition: assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to Usage: He was appointed deputy manager; She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

Synonyms: make Definition: carry out or commit Usage: make a mistake; commit a faux-pas

Similar words: pull, commit, perpetrate Definition: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation Usage: perpetrate a crime; pull a bank robbery

Synonyms: make Definition: form by assembling individuals or constituents Usage: Make a quorum

Similar words: assemble, get together, gather Definition: get people together Usage: assemble your colleagues; get together all those who are interested in the project; gather the close family members

Synonyms: make Definition: constitute the essence of Usage: Clothes make the man

Similar words: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute Definition: form or compose Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army

Synonyms: make, form, constitute Definition: to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting" Usage: The branches made a roof; This makes a fine introduction

Similar words: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute Definition: form or compose Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army

Synonyms: make Definition: amount to Usage: This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living

Similar words: amount Definition: be tantamount or equivalent to Usage: Her action amounted to a rebellion

Synonyms: make Definition: be or be capable of being changed or made into Usage: He makes a great host; He will make a fine father

Similar words: become Definition: come into existence Usage: What becomes has duration

Synonyms: make Definition: add up to Usage: four and four make eight

Similar words: number, total, come, add up, amount Definition: add up in number or quantity Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Synonyms: make Definition: be suitable for Usage: Wood makes good furniture

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: make Definition: undergo fabrication or creation Usage: This wool makes into a nice sweater

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night