View definitions for makes


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


Discover More

Example Sentences

For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.

The use of slurs from both characters makes it clear just how “new” the idea of an openly gay son is even in this time.

And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.

Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.

Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.

The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.

It seems to be a true instinct which comes before education and makes education possible.

Sometimes necessity makes an honest man a knave: and a rich man a honest man, because he has no occasion to be a knave.

On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.

On three bells are three times as many changes as there are on two; that is—three times two changes, which makes six.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for caper?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 395 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to makes, such as: manufacture, compose, prepare, form, produce, and cause.

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