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According to WordNet, the verb "make" has 49 sense(s).

200107369 behave in a certain way; "make merry".

200074038 have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds".

201645601 give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident".

201621555 create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries".

200072012 eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug".

201755816 perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call".

202020590 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".

202134050 appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing in the end"; "She made as if to say hello to us".

202289295 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".

200770437 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".

202621133 constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man".

200012267 act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies".

201733477 organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course".

200276068 put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room".

200698256 consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it".

201664172 prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please".

202355596 achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day".

200838524 represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress".

202748627 be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture".

202582921 carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas".

200545953 develop into; "He will make a splendid father!".

202075857 head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains".

201654628 make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer".

201428578 induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally".

202598483 form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum".

202748759 undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater".

200562067 favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner".

200698104 calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet".

202665124 amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living".

201619014 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".

202022162 reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade".

200120316 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".

202621395 to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction".

201617192 make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor".

202560585 engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution".

200556855 change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks".

202745332 add up to; "four and four make eight".

202051031 proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest".

200665476 institute, enact, or establish; "make laws".

200730758 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?".

200891038 assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!".

201640207 create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses".

201755504 gather and light the materials for; "make a fire".

201646075 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".

201653873 make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones".

202021532 reach in time; "We barely made the plane".

202674708 be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father".

202396716 charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club".

200562182 cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day".


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