Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun make

2 senses of make

Sense 1
brand, make -- (a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?")
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

Sense 2
shuffle, shuffling, make -- (the act of mixing cards haphazardly)
       => reordering -- (a rearrangement in a different order)

Antonyms of verb make

2 of 49 senses of make

Sense 11
do, make -- (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")
       Antonym of unmake (Sense 1)
      => unmake, undo -- (deprive of certain characteristics)

Sense 41
make -- (assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!")
       Antonym of break (Sense 29)
      => break -- (cause the failure or ruin of; "His peccadilloes finally broke his marriage"; "This play will either make or break the playwright")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb make

49 senses of make

Sense 1
make, do -- (engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution")

Sense 2
make, 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")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")
          Phrasal Verb-> make over#2; make up#5

Sense 4
induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make -- (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")

Sense 5
cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 6
produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

Sense 7
draw, make -- (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?")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 8
make -- (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")
       => cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

Sense 9
create, make -- (create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 10
gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring 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")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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")

Sense 11
do, make -- (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")
       => create, make -- (create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses")

Sense 12
form, constitute, make -- (to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "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")

Sense 13
reach, make, get to, progress to -- (reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade")
       => achieve, accomplish, attain, reach -- (to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks")

Sense 14
make -- (be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father")
       => become -- (come into existence; "What becomes has duration")

Sense 15
make -- (make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 16
make -- (perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call")
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 17
construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 18
make -- (change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 19
make -- (act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies")
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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")

Sense 20
name, nominate, make -- (charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club")
       => appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

Sense 21
have, get, make -- (achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day")
       => score, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")

Sense 22
reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (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")

Sense 23
lay down, establish, make -- (institute, enact, or establish; "make laws")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 24
make -- (carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas")
       => perpetrate, commit, pull -- (perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery")

Sense 25
make -- (form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum")
       => assemble, gather, get together -- (get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members")

Sense 26
hold, throw, have, make, give -- (organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course")
       => direct -- (be in charge of)

Sense 27
make, make up -- (put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room")
       => tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away -- (put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!")

Sense 28
take, make -- (head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains")
       => head -- (to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains")

Sense 29
stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make -- (have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds")
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

Sense 30
make -- (undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 31
make -- (be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 32
make -- (add up to; "four and four make eight")
       => total, number, add up, come, amount -- (add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000")

Sense 33
make -- (amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living")
       => amount -- (be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion")

Sense 34
make -- (constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "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")

Sense 35
make -- (appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing in the end"; "She made as if to say hello to us")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "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")

Sense 36
make, work -- (proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 37
make -- (reach in time; "We barely made the plane")
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (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")

Sense 38
make -- (gather and light the materials for; "make a fire")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 39
cook, fix, ready, make, prepare -- (prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 40
seduce, score, make -- (induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally")
       => persuade -- (cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!")

Sense 41
make -- (assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!")
       => guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure -- (make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!")

Sense 42
make, pretend, make believe -- (represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress")
       => act, play, represent -- (play a role or part; "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")

Sense 43
make -- (consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it")
       => see, consider, reckon, view, regard -- (deem to be; "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")

Sense 44
make -- (calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet")
       => estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

Sense 45
make -- (cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 46
make -- (favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner")
       => develop -- (generate gradually; "We must develop more potential customers"; "develop a market for the new mobile phone")

Sense 47
make -- (develop into; "He will make a splendid father!")
       => develop, grow -- (grow emotionally or mature; "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")

Sense 48
make -- (behave in a certain way; "make merry")
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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")

Sense 49
make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water -- (eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug")
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

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