Synonyms for make up

Synonyms for (verb) make up

Synonyms: make up

Definition: apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

Usage: She makes herself up every morning

Similar words: groom, neaten

Definition: care for one's external appearance

Usage: He is always well-groomed

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: reconcile, settle, patch up, conciliate, make up

Definition: come to terms

Usage: After some discussion we finally made up

Similar words: concord, concur, agree, hold

Definition: be in accord; be in agreement

Usage: We agreed on the terms of the settlement; I can't agree with you!; I hold with those who say life is sacred; Both philosophers concord on this point

Synonyms: cook up, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture

Definition: make up something artificial or untrue

Similar words: concoct, dream up, hatch, think of, think up

Definition: devise or invent

Usage: He thought up a plan to get rich quickly; no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Synonyms: make up

Definition: devise or compose

Usage: This designer makes up our Spring collections

Similar words: design

Definition: create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner

Usage: Chanel designed the famous suit

Synonyms: pay, pay off, make up, compensate

Definition: do or give something to somebody in return

Usage: Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Similar words: settle

Definition: dispose of; make a financial settlement

Synonyms: catch up with, make up

Definition: make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

Usage: I have to make up a French exam; Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?

Similar words: recoup, recover, recuperate

Definition: regain or make up for

Usage: recuperate one's losses

Synonyms: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Similar words: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium

Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights

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