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

1 sense of makeshift

Sense 1
makeshift, stopgap, make-do -- (something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency)
       => expedient -- (a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one)

Antonyms of adj makeshift

1 sense of makeshift

Sense 1
improvised, jury-rigged, makeshift -- (done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer")

INDIRECT (VIA impermanent) -> permanent, lasting -- (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value")

Similarity of adj makeshift

1 sense of makeshift

Sense 1
improvised, jury-rigged, makeshift -- (done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer")
       => impermanent (vs. permanent), temporary -- (not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing")

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