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synonyms for making for

  • extending
  • grasping
  • lunging
  • straining
  • stretching
  • touching
  • feeling for
  • outstretching
  • outweigh
  • neutralize
  • equal
  • negate
  • counteract
  • balance
  • counterpoise
  • account
  • countervail
  • redeem
  • charge
  • recompense
  • equalize
  • requite
  • equipoise
  • cancel out
  • counterpose
  • allow for
  • atone for
  • be equivalent
  • make amends
  • make up for
  • set off
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How to use making for in a sentence

She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Besides these, twenty thousand Indians are under the care of secular priests—making a total of two hundred and five thousand.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
So intelligent were her methods that she doubtless had great influence in making the memory of his art enduring.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The little Pontellier boys were permitting them to do so, and making their authority felt.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
When Grandfather Mole overheard Mrs. Robin making such a remark he would quite likely advise her to "try a smaller one."
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Nor is there anyone of that order who talks of going back to those kingdoms without the most urgent reason making it necessary.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
War turns them from making the glittering superfluities of peace to making its grim engines of destruction.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MAKING FOR

  • extending
  • feeling for
  • grasping
  • lunging
  • making for
  • outstretching
  • straining
  • stretching
  • touching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.