1 a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?" [syn: brand]
1 engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution" [syn: do]
2 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" [syn: get]
3 make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor" [syn: create]
4 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" [syn: induce, stimulate, cause, have, get]
5 give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident" [syn: cause, do]
6 create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries" [syn: produce, create]
7 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?" [syn: draw]
8 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"
9 create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses" [syn: create]
10 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" [syn: gain, take in, clear, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in]
11 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" [syn: do] [ant: unmake]
12 to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction" [syn: form, constitute]
13 reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade" [syn: reach, get to, progress to]
14 be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"
15 make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
16 perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
17 make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer" [syn: construct, build]
18 change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
19 act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
20 charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" [syn: name, nominate]
21 achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" [syn: have, get]
22 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" [syn: reach, attain, hit, arrive at, gain]
24 carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"
25 add up to; "four and four make eight"
26 form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof"
27 organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course" [syn: hold, throw, have, give]
28 prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please" [syn: cook, fix, ready, prepare]
29 put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room" [syn: make up]
30 head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains" [syn: take]
31 have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds" [syn: stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap]
32 undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"
33 be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"
34 amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
35 constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"
36 appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"
37 proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest" [syn: work]
38 reach in time; "We barely made the plane"
39 gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"
40 induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally" [syn: seduce, score]
41 assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!" [ant: break]
42 represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress" [syn: pretend, make believe]
43 consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
44 calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"
45 cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"
46 favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"
47 develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"
48 behave in a certain way; "make merry"
49 eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug" [syn: urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water] [also: made]made adj
1 produced by a manufacturing process; "bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails"
2 (of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order; "a neatly made bed" [ant: unmade]
3 successful or assured of success; "now I am a made man forever"- Christopher Marlowemade See make
- Rhymes with: -eɪd
EtymologyFrom maðo, cognate with Old English maþa, Old HIgh German mado (German Made), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰 (maþa), somehow from Proto-Indo-European *math- used in insect names.
- maggot; a fly larva that eats decomposing flesh.
EtymologyFrom the verb mataa.
- Rhymes: -ɑde
- Hyphenation: ma·de
- burbot (Lota lota)
Made or MADE may refer to:
- Being made refers to a formal induction into the Mafia, or the status one achieves by virtue of this ceremony.
- Being made (or read) is having one's real identity detected. This applies to undercover law enforcement officers (by criminal targets), transgendered individuals (by a stranger) or many other people in many situations.
- In the New York City Police Department, to be "made" is sometimes colloquial slang used to describe a promotion from police officer to detective or the acquisition of a gold shield; usually indicative of a promotion in rank (sergeant, lieutenant, captain, etc.) and salary.
- Multimedia Applications Development Environment (MADE), an engine developed by Activision/Infocom "to provide games of great scope, flexibility, and high production quality." It was the engine used for Return to Zork (1993).
- MADE (Music and Dance Education) Is an organisation promoting traditional music and dance in the UK.
- Made (TV series) is a program on MTV about self-improvement.
- ''MTV's Made Online Community
- Made (1972 film) starring Roy Harper.
- Made (2001 film) written and directed by Jon Favreau; starring Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Peter Falk, and Sean Combs.
- Made (album) is an album by Scarface (rapper)
made in Dutch: Made
assembled, assured of success, brought about, built, cast, caused, coming, constructed, crafted, created, crowned with success, custom, custom-built, custom-made, done, effectuated, executed, extracted, fabricated, fashioned, forged, formed, fortunate, gathered, grown, handcrafted, handmade, harvested, homemade, homespun, machine-made, machined, made to order, man-made, manufactured, mass-produced, milled, mined, molded, on the up-and-up, on top, out in front, performed, prefab, prefabricated, processed, produced, prosperous, put together, raised, ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made, ready-prepared, ready-to-wear, refined, shaped, smelted, succeeding, successful, surefire, triumphant, well-built, well-constructed, well-made