Textual thesaurus for "make"

(noun) shuffle, shuffling

the act of mixing cards haphazardly

(noun) brand

a recognizable kind

there's a new brand of hero in the movies now; what make of car is that?

(verb) pass water, pee, pee-pee, puddle, relieve oneself, piddle, piss, make water, micturate, wee, wee-wee, urinate, take a leak, spend a penny

eliminate urine

Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

(verb) stool, take a crap, take a shit, shit, ca-ca, defecate, crap

have a bowel movement

The dog had made in the flower beds

(verb) get

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

(verb) make up

put in order or neaten

make the bed; make up a room

(verb) establish, lay down

institute, enact, or establish

make laws

(verb) draw

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?

(verb) cause, induce, get, have, stimulate

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

(verb) make believe, pretend

represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like

She makes like an actress

(verb) seduce, score

induce to have sex

Harry finally seduced Sally; Did you score last night?; Harry made Sally

(verb) create

make or cause to be or to become

make a mess in one's office; create a furor

(verb) do

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

(verb) create, produce

create or manufacture a man-made product

We produce more cars than we can sell; The company has been making toys for two centuries

(verb) create

create by artistic means

create a poem; Schoenberg created twelve-tone music; Picasso created Cubism; Auden made verses

(verb) cause, do

give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

(verb) construct, build

make by combining materials and parts

this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

(verb) ready, prepare, cook, fix

prepare for eating by applying heat

Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

(verb) have, hold, give, throw

organize or be responsible for

hold a reception; have, throw, or make a party; give a course

(verb) hit, gain, attain, arrive at, reach

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

(verb) get to, reach, progress to

reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"

We made it!; She may not make the grade

(verb) work

proceed along a path

work one's way through the crowd; make one's way into the forest

(verb) take

head into a specified direction

The escaped convict took to the hills; We made for the mountains

(verb) clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, realise, realize, pull in

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

(verb) have, get

achieve a point or goal

Nicklaus had a 70; The Brazilian team got 4 goals; She made 29 points that day

(verb) nominate, name

charge with a function; charge to be

She was named Head of the Committee; She was made president of the club

(verb) do

engage in

make love, not war; make an effort; do research; do nothing; make revolution

(verb) form, constitute

to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"

The branches made a roof; This makes a fine introduction