Other Words for Make
Make as a Noun has these synonyms:
build, assemble, construct, erect, put together, set up, fashion, form, mould, shape, frame, create, originate, fabricate, manufacture, produce, put out, forge, contrive, devise
Example: She makes her own dresses. They make TV sets here. The Colossus of Rhodes was said to be made of bronze.
cause, compel, force, impel, coerce, provoke, urge, exhort, press, pressure, require, command, order, induce, persuade, prevail upon, insist upon, oblige, pressurize
Example: The devil made me do it.
Make as a Verb has these synonyms:
Example: He knows how many beans make five. Three and two do not make four. One singer does not make an opera.
appoint, name, select, choose, elect, vote (in as), designate, authorize, commission, delegate, depute, deputize, assign, sanction, approve, affirm, certify, confirm
Example: They made him their leader.
become, be, change or turn or grow into, perform as
Example: I think Quentin will make a brilliant surgeon one day.
Example: The new regulation is going to make trouble for you.
Example: He made her into a star. The alchemists tried to make base metal into gold.
Example: Janet made a good speech.
Example: His old banger could hardly make 40 m.p.h.
earn, return, reap, garner, take in, get, procure, gather, clear, realize, gross, net, pocket, acquire, obtain, receive, win, gain, pull down
Example: Has her invention made money? He makes a good living out of his shop. He made $25 playing poker.
Example: He thinks that laws were made to be broken.
Example: The locket made $1000 at the auction.
Example: What do you make of Sidney's new book? .
Example: Foreign makes of car currently dominate the market-place.
Example: I made a new will leaving everything to my children.
Example: You have made your bed, now you will have to lie on it.
Example: I made what you like for dinner.
Example: The engine made a funny noise, then died.
Example: Fran might make first place in the marathon.
Example: I made an appointment to see the doctor.
Example: The West Indies made 654 in their first innings.
seduce, make it with
Example: Kenneth tried to make Sharon last night.
Example: This cut of meat will not make a good roast.
Example: We cannot make more than 100 miles a day over this terrain.
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Vice Versa: conversely, contrariwise, to or on the contrary, reversed, the other way aroundconversely, contrariwise, to or on the contrary, reversed, the other way around