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Another word for make

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Verb
  1. To cause to come into existence

      1. The eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians.
      2. Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.
      3. A product or an outcome:
      1. A biological father.
      2. The male parent of an animal, especially a domesticated mammal.
      3. The plant or gamete responsible for fertilizing an ovule that develops into a seed.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To produce offspring; reproduce.
      2. To produce (offspring); reproduce.
      1. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      2. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
      3. A person who adopts a child.
      1. To bring into being; create or start:
      2. To come into being; start:
      1. An opening, as in the deck of a ship, in the roof or floor of a building, or in an aircraft.
      2. The cover for such an opening.
      3. A hatchway.
      1. A male whose sperm unites with an egg, producing an embryo.
      2. A male whose impregnation of a female results in the birth of a child.
      3. A man who adopts a child.
      1. To bring into existence; give rise to:
      2. To procreate; propagate.
      3. To come into existence; originate.
      1. To cause to exist; bring into being:
      2. To give rise to; produce:
      3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. To produce (offspring) by sexual reproduction. Used especially of a man.
      2. To cause to exist or occur; produce:
  2. To be the cause of

  3. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials

      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. To assemble, construct, or build.
      2. (idiomatic) In total.
      3. (psychology) Stable; competent; responsible.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
      2. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
      3. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. A furnace or hearth where metals are heated or wrought; a smithy.
      2. A workshop where pig iron is transformed into wrought iron.
      3. To form (metal, for example) by heating in a forge and beating or hammering into shape.
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. To make; create.
      2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
      3. To concoct in order to deceive:
      1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      1. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
      2. To fit together the parts or pieces of:
      3. To gather together; congregate:
    See also:

    make

  4. To cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

    See also:

    cause

  5. To select for an office or position

      1. To strike gently with a light blow or blows:
      2. To give a light rap with:
      3. To produce with a succession of light blows:
      1. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize:
      2. To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. To indicate or specify; point out:
      2. To give a name or title to; characterize:
      3. To select and set aside for a duty, office, or purpose:
      1. To select or designate to fill an office or a position:
      2. To fix or set by authority or by mutual agreement:
      3. To furnish; equip:
    See also:

    choice

  6. To cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

      1. The act of pressing.
      2. The condition of being pressed.
      3. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
      1. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
      2. To make indebted or grateful:
      3. To do a service or favor for:
      1. To compel or constrain by a social, legal, or moral requirement.
      2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      3. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      1. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      2. Power made operative against resistance; exertion:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
      2. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
      3. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
      1. To pressure, intimidate, or force (someone) into doing something.
      2. To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
    See also:

    attack

  7. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

      1. Prepared or available for service, action, or progress:
      2. Mentally disposed; willing:
      3. Likely or about to do something:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      2. Highest in quality; excellent:
      3. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      1. To make ready beforehand for a specific purpose, as for an event or occasion:
      2. To put together or make by combining various elements or ingredients; manufacture or compound:
      3. To fit out; equip:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To be the proper size and shape for:
      2. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
      3. To measure for proper size:
    See also:

    prepared

  8. To put in force or cause to be by legal authority

  9. To journey over (a specified distance)

      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
    See also:

    move

  10. To proceed in a specified direction

      1. (figuratively) To strongly criticize or make a verbal attack, particularly as a response to previous criticism or provocation.
      2. To draw a line through some text such as a printed or written sentence, with the purpose of deleting that text from the rest of the document. The text so deleted may be completely obscured, or it may be deliberately left legible with the line through it so that readers can see that it was deliberately deleted.
      3. (intransitive, colloquial, figuratively) To fail; to be refused a request or to have a proposal not be accepted, in particular a request for a (hopefully romantic) date.
      1. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
      2. To go out, leave.
      3. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    approach

  11. To receive, as wages, for one's labor

      1. designating or of a menu whose options are displayed beneath its title with a click of the mouse
      1. To achieve victory or finish first in a competition.
      2. To achieve success in an effort or venture:
      3. To achieve victory or finish first in:
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
  12. To be the constituent parts of.

    See also:

    be

Idioms:

    make out

  1. To perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

  2. make out

  3. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

  4. make out

  5. To engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

  6. make over

  7. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

  8. make up

  9. To use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

  10. make up

  11. To compose or recite without preparation

  12. make up

  13. To reestablish friendship between

Another word for make

Verb
  1. To produce

      1. To ready something for use.
      2. Logically order.
      3. To cause to happen
      1. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
      2. To fit together the parts or pieces of:
      3. To gather together; congregate:
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
      2. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
      3. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To make; create.
      2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
      3. To concoct in order to deceive:
      1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
  2. To total

    See also:

    amount to

  3. To create

  4. To acquire

      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
    See also:

    obtain

  5. To force

      1. To pressure, intimidate, or force (someone) into doing something.
      2. To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
      1. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
      2. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
      3. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
    See also:

    force

  6. To reach

    See also:

    arrive

  7. To cause

      1. To set going by taking the first step; begin:
      2. To introduce to a new field, interest, skill, or activity:
      3. To admit (someone) into membership, as with a ritual or ceremony.
      1. Something brought about by a cause or agent; a result.
      2. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
      3. Advantage; avail:
      1. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
      2. To move on the initial part of a journey:
      3. To have a beginning; commence:
  8. To appoint

      1. To be the elements or parts of; compose:
      2. To amount to; equal:
      3. To set up or establish according to law or provision:
      1. To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
      2. To make a choice or selection.
      3. Singled out in preference; chosen:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
  9. To offer

    See also:

    offer

  10. To wage

    See also:

    wage

  11. To enact

  12. To prepare

  13. To perform

    See also:

    perform

  14. To move

    See also:

    move

  15. To utter

      1. A moment or period in time perceptible as intermediate between past and future; now.
      2. The present tense.
      3. A verb form in the present tense.
      1. To make a present of:
      2. To place in the hands of; pass:
      3. To deliver in exchange or recompense; pay:
      1. To bring or transport to the proper place or recipient; distribute:
      2. To surrender (someone or something) to another; hand over:
      3. To secure (something promised or desired), as for a candidate or political party:
    See also:

    address

Idioms:

Synonym Study

  • Fabricate implies building or manufacturing, often by assembling standardized parts, and, in extended use, connotes fictitious invention
  • Manufacture implies production from raw materials, now esp. by machinery and on a large scale, and, in extended use, may suggest a mechanical or uninspired quality
  • Construct implies the putting of parts together systematically according to some design
  • Fashion implies inventiveness, cleverness of design, the use of skill, etc.
  • Shape suggests the imparting of a specific form, as by molding, cutting, hammering, etc.
  • Form suggests a definite contour, structure, or design in the thing made
  • Make is the general term meaning to bring into being and may imply the producing of something physically or mentally