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verb as in designate, appoint

verb as in add up to; constitute

verb as in estimate, infer

verb as in earn, acquire

verb as in arrive, aim at

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Example Sentences

Genetics alone does not an eating disorder make, generally speaking, and Bulik points out that environment still plays a role.

And yes, our values include tolerance of those who wish to make fun of religion.

The court ruled she lacked the maturity to make her own medical decisions.

And it must make sure that the platform of debate where we can freely exchange ideas is safe and sound.

Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.

She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.

Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.

Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.

Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.


On this page you'll find 482 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to make, such as: cause, compose, form, generate, manufacture, and prepare.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.