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

3 senses of make-up

Sense 1
makeup, make-up -- (an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event; "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later")
       => event -- (something that happens at a given place and time)

Sense 2
constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up -- (the way in which someone or something is composed)
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 3
makeup, make-up, war paint -- (cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance)
       => cosmetic -- (a toiletry designed to beautify the body)
                                                                         

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

9 senses of make up

Sense 1
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 2
make up -- (devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections")
       => design -- (create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit")

Sense 3
pay, pay off, make up, compensate -- (do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?")
       => settle -- (dispose of; make a financial settlement)

Sense 4
make up, catch up with -- (make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point; "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?")
       => recover, recoup, recuperate -- (regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses")

Sense 5
fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)
       => think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct -- (devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software")

Sense 6
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 7
compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up -- (adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance")
       => balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise -- (bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights")

Sense 8
reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle -- (come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up")
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "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")

Sense 9
make up -- (apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser