a recognizable kind;
"there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"
"what make of car is that?"
3constitute the essence of;
"Clothes make the man"
4consider as being;
"It wasn't the problem some people made it"
create by artistic means;
"create a poem"
"Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"
"Picasso created Cubism"
"Auden made verses"
2form by assembling individuals or constituents;
"Make a quorum"
"The branches made a roof"
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"
4assure the success of;
"A good review by this critic will make your play!"
give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;
"cause a commotion"
"make a stir"
"cause an accident"
1make by combining materials and parts;
"this little pig made his house out of straw"
"Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
1create 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"
1to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting";
"The branches made a roof"
"This makes a fine introduction"
make or cause to be or to become;
"make a mess in one's office"
"create a furor"
1make by shaping or bringing together constituents;
"make a dress"
"make a cake"
"make a wall of stones"
"He will make a splendid father!"
2institute, enact, or establish;
3gather and light the materials for;
"make a fire"
4cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable;
"make my day"
"Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
40. induce to have sex;
"Harry finally seduced Sally"
"Did you score last night?"
"Harry made Sally"
2prepare for eating by applying heat;
"Cook me dinner, please"
"can you make me an omelette?"
"fix breakfast for the guests, please"
4favor the development of;
"Practice makes the winner"
3be suitable for;
"Wood makes good furniture"
3proceed along a path;
"work one's way through the crowd"
"make one's way into the forest"
30. head into a specified direction;
"The escaped convict took to the hills"
"We made for the mountains"
the act of mixing cards haphazardly
3reach in time;
"We barely made the plane"
2reach 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"
2achieve a point or goal;
"Nicklaus had a 70"
"The Brazilian team got 4 goals"
"She made 29 points that day"
20. charge with a function; charge to be;
"She was named Head of the Committee"
"She was made president of the club"
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"
2put in order or neaten;
"make the bed"
"make up a room"
2add up to;
"four and four make eight"
2organize or be responsible for;
"hold a reception"
"have, throw, or make a party"
"give a course"
1perform or carry out;
"make a decision"
"make a move"
"make a phone call"
1reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team";
"We made it!"
"She may not make the grade"
1be or be capable of being changed or made into;
"He makes a great host"
"He will make a fine father"
create or manufacture a man-made product;
"We produce more cars than we can sell"
"The company has been making toys for two centuries"
4represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like;
"She makes like an actress"
"make love, not war"
"make an effort"
1change from one form into another;
"make water into wine"
"make lead into gold"
"make clay into bricks"
3appear to begin an activity;
"He made to speak but said nothing i the end"
"She made a if to say hello to us"
3undergo fabrication or creation;
"This wool makes into a nice sweater"
2carry out or commit;
"make a mistake"
"commit a faux-pas"
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"
3have a bowel movement;
"The dog had made in the flower beds"
4behave in a certain way;
4calculate as being;
"I make the height about 100 feet"
"This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
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"
make, formulate, or derive in the mind;
"I draw a line here"
"draw a conclusion"
"make an estimate"
"What do you make of his remarks?"
1act in a certain way so as to acquire;
make good use of充分利用；很好地使用
make a living謀生，維持生活
make a difference有影響，有關系
make an appointment約會，預約
make full use of充分利用
make it possible使它變成可能
make up for補償，彌補
the athlete put on a sprint of speed to make it.
no torture would make him talk.
these pictures make him an old man.
the events of his life concurred to make him what he was.
this wood burns so quickly that we have to make the fire up every half hour.
he strove to make himself understood.
the item he intentionally obscured would make several interpretations possible.
first, we have to suppose that she was out to make money.
i make the distance about 70 kilometres.
this led us to make a summing up of the experience and lessons.
the plant requires nitrogen in order to make proteins.
to help the talks along, both of us should make some concessions.
nothing could make us slacken off.
she will make a very good athlete.
he tends to make too much of his problems.
for what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
i reserve the right to make my own decisions.
does this dress make my legs look too stumpy?
various circumstances cooperated to make him a great artist.
if they try to make us leave the house, we will fight back with all the power at our command.
they make compost out of all kinds of waste.
i empower my agent to make the deal for me.
several houses were pulled down to make way for the new road.
leather jeans that are too big will make you look larger.
no torture would make him speak.
the robbers clobbered the shopkeeper to make him open the safe.
when we see how you make out, we「ll talk about the possibility of more lasting employment.
he was confident the allies would make good on their pledges.
i」ll make the tea and you pop off for a while.
richard chamberlain has agreed to make a sequel to 「the thorn birds」.
if you make a promise, abide by it.
in order to make him accept our suggestion, i decided to work on him immediately.
defeat and failure make people humble.
these large institutions make — and change—the rules to suit themselves.
she blasted to make him admit his mistake.
they have razed those buildings to make way for the new highway.