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It's important to think good, speak good, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing good.
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Meaning of "make" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MAKE

Old English macian; related to Old Frisian makia to construct, Dutch maken, German machen to make.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MAKE

make  [meɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Make is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb make in English.

WHAT DOES MAKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Make

Make may refer to: ▪ Make, a computer software utility ▪ Make, a DIWO technology periodical and the associated television program ▪ MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice ▪ Make, Botswana, a small village in the Kalahari Desert ▪ Maker culture, a contemporary culture ▪ Make, the brand of an automobile...

Definition of make in the English dictionary

The first definition of make in the dictionary is to bring into being by shaping, changing, or combining materials, ideas, etc; form or fashion; create. Other definition of make is to draw up, establish, or form. Make is also to cause to exist, bring about, or produce.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MAKE

PRESENT

Present
I make
you make
he/she/it makes
we make
you make
they make
Present continuous
I am making
you are making
he/she/it is making
we are making
you are making
they are making
Present perfect
I have made
you have made
he/she/it has made
we have made
you have made
they have made
Present perfect continuous
I have been making
you have been making
he/she/it has been making
we have been making
you have been making
they have been making
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I made
you made
he/she/it made
we made
you made
they made
Past continuous
I was making
you were making
he/she/it was making
we were making
you were making
they were making
Past perfect
I had made
you had made
he/she/it had made
we had made
you had made
they had made
Past perfect continuous
I had been making
you had been making
he/she/it had been making
we had been making
you had been making
they had been making
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will make
you will make
he/she/it will make
we will make
you will make
they will make
Future continuous
I will be making
you will be making
he/she/it will be making
we will be making
you will be making
they will be making
Future perfect
I will have made
you will have made
he/she/it will have made
we will have made
you will have made
they will have made
Future perfect continuous
I will have been making
you will have been making
he/she/it will have been making
we will have been making
you will have been making
they will have been making
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would make
you would make
he/she/it would make
we would make
you would make
they would make
Conditional continuous
I would be making
you would be making
he/she/it would be making
we would be making
you would be making
they would be making
Conditional perfect
I would have make
you would have make
he/she/it would have make
we would have make
you would have make
they would have make
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been making
you would have been making
he/she/it would have been making
we would have been making
you would have been making
they would have been making
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you make
we let´s make
you make
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to make
Past participle
made
Present Participle
making
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAKE


bake
beɪk
Blake
bleɪk
brake
breɪk
break
breɪk
cake
keɪk
cupcake
ˈkʌpˌkeɪk
drake
dreɪk
earthquake
ˈɜːθˌkweɪk
fake
feɪk
intake
ˈɪnˌteɪk
jake
dʒeɪk
lake
leɪk
mistake
mɪˈsteɪk
outbreak
ˈaʊtˌbreɪk
sake
seɪk
shake
ʃeɪk
snake
sneɪk
steak
steɪk
take
teɪk
wake
weɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAKE

make a bargain
make a book
make a clean breast of
make a convenience of
make a day of it
make a difference
make a hames of
make a hare of someone
make a hash of
make a hit with
make a hole in
make a horlicks
make a long arm
make a meal of
make a mountain out of a molehill
make a move
make a muck of
make a night of it
make a noise

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAKE

ake
awake
birthday cake
bukkake
cheesecake
chocolate cake
devil´s food cake
handshake
pancake
pound cake
quake
rake
Red Deer Lake
remake
salt lake
snowflake
Timberlake
undertake
uptake
wedding cake

Synonyms and antonyms of make in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MAKE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «make» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of make
acquire · act out · amass · appoint · assemble · assign · be · become · beget · brand · bring about · bring in · build · calculate · carry out · catch · cause · chalk up · character · clear · coerce · come to · compel · compile · compose · composition · compute · conclude · concoct · constitute · constitution · constrain · construct · construction · cook · create · cut · deliver · designate · designation · determine · devise · dish up · disposition · do · draft · dragoon · draw up · drive · earn · effect · elect · embody · enact · engender · establish · estimate · execute · fabricate · fashion · fetch · fix · force · forge · form · formulate · frame · frame of mind · gain · gauge · generate · get · get into · give · give rise to · grow into · humour · impel · induce · install · institute · invest · jack up · judge · kidney · kind · lay down · make-up · manufacture · mark · marque · meet · model · mould · name · nature · net · nominate · oblige · obtain · occasion · ordain · originate · pass · pen · perform · prepare · press · pressurize · produce · pronounce · prosecute · railroad · reach · realize · recite · reckon · represent · require · score · seal · secure · select · shape · sort · stamp · structure · style · suppose · take in · temper · temperament · think · throw together · total · type · utter · variety · whip up · win · work out · write

Translation of «make» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAKE

Find out the translation of make to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of make from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «make» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

制造
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

marca
570 millions of speakers

English

make
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَاركَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

марка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Machart
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

・・・製
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제품
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggawe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhãn hiệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செய்ய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fattura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

marka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

марка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

marcă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μάρκα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

maak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

märke
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

merke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of make

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAKE»

The term «make» is very widely used and occupies the 340 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of make
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «make».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «make» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «make» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about make

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10 QUOTES WITH «MAKE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word make.
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Jeff Ament
Our first record didn't come out on vinyl, so I think that might have had something to do with actually being in a position to make sure that it came out in vinyl this time. It sounds way better.
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Shari Arison
It's important to think good, speak good, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing good.
3
Norman Ralph Augustine
The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money.
4
Liane Balaban
I've learned over the years that the best way to develop as an artist is to make things. So I tell young artists it's not enough to be an actor anymore, you have to be a filmmaker/writer/director. There's no excuse for waiting around for a job. You have to be active and make things.
5
Kenneth Blackwell
The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted.
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James Blake
I wanted to make sounds that I'd never heard before.
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Jan de Bont
Technology is a major tool in exploring and challenging your creativity, but it can also overtake your creativity... My mind goes very fast, and I can see all kinds of images that would be spectacular on the screen. But they would cost so much money, and would they really make the story that much better?
8
Pierce Brosnan
I think you make the best with what you've got, you know? Sometimes you have very little. And you just always try to rise to higher ground, because you're going to suffer one way or the other, so you just hope that you have strength and perseverance and good friends and faith, some kind of faith, to endure and move on to greener pastures.
9
Chris Cleave
I like to push characters to extremes so they have to make really tough decisions and there is no life more extreme than that of an athlete.
10
Patsy Cline
I'm having surgery today to have my face cleaned up. But it will take some fancy stitching to make me all beautiful again!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAKE»

Discover the use of make in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to make and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a ...
From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking.
Esther K. Smith, 2012
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How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a ...
Provides instructions on creating handmade books with information on binding and folding methods, decorations, and tools and materials.
Esther K. Smith, David Michael Zimmerman, 2007
3
Managing Projects with GNU Make
In this book he zealously lays forth how to get your builds to be as efficient as possible, reduce maintenance, avoid errors, and thoroughly understand what make is doing.
Robert Mecklenburg, 2004
4
Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery
"This is teaching at its best!
Charles Platt, 2009
5
How to Make Origami Airplanes That Fly
Clearly written, carefully illustrated how-to book shows origamists how to create 12 different models that actually fly: space shuttle, futuristic shuttle, flying wing, delta-wing jet, fighter plane, interceptor, double tail fighter, dart ...
Gery Hsu, 1992
6
We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and ...
Throughout their highly personal conversations recorded here, Horton and Freire discuss the nature of social change and empowerment and their individual literacy campaigns.
Myles Horton, Paulo Freire, Brenda Bell, 1990
7
100 Words To Make You Sound Smart
Like its predecessors in this successful series, 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart provides an affordable and enjoyable way to communicate more effectively.
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries, 2006
8
The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make
-Charles R. Swindoll, author and president of Dallas Theological Seminary "This is one of the most practical books on leadership I have in my own library. If you are serious about becoming a better leader, you will want to read this book."?
Hans Finzel, 2013
9
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and ...
When Jennifer Reese lost her job, she was overcome by an impulse common among the recently unemployed: to economize by doing for herself what she had previously paid for.
Jennifer Reese, 2011
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101 Ways to Make Studying Easier and Faster for College ...
No two people learn the same way, and no one study method will work for everyone. While this book introduces you to different study methods, the aim is to improve your learning, your understanding, and, ultimately, your grades.
Susan M. Roubidoux, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term make is used in the context of the following news items.
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How to make your summer beer better | Fox News
How to make your summer beer better. epicurious. By Katherine Sacks. Published July 21, 2015. Facebook0 Twitter0 Email Print. iStock. iStock. iStock. iStock. «Fox News, Jul 15»
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Minnesota boy uses his Make-A-Wish to feed others - StarTribune.com
Abby Gregory, a spokeswoman for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota, said his wish to give back is one of the rarest ones the ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Rachel Dolezal is styling black hair to make ends meet | New York …
Like I said, I've had my years of confusion and wondering who I really [was] and why and how do I live my life and make sense of it all, but I'm ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
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Report: Tigers prepared to be sellers, make David Price and Yoenis …
The Tigers beat the Mariners on Monday night to improve to 46-46 on the year. While they are 10 games behind the Royals for first place in the ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
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Nineteen-Year-Old Takes on Intel in a Bid to Make Computers Less …
Startup Attempts to Reinvent the CPU to Make Computers Less Power-Hungry. Rex Computing's 19-year-old founder has a plan to dramatically ... «MIT Technology Review, Jul 15»
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Microsoft Word 2016 review: Finally! Much needed updates make for …
In short, the Task Pane provides an easy way for you to make quick formatting changes to text and other document elements without having to ... «Macworld, Jul 15»
7
Here's how much you could make as an Uber or Lyft driver in 20 …
While there's a huge disparity between how much ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft say their drivers can make and how much drivers say ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
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Gary Pinkel: Notre Dame should have to 'join a league' to make playoff
Two brief points to make here: 1. No, they do not have independents in the NFL. But they do have multi-million-dollar contracts for players, ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
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10 AFC players with make or break seasons - NFL.com
But they face a make or break 2015 season. This is their chance to straighten out recent troubles in time to get back their playing time, money, ... «NFL.com, Jul 15»
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Community pressures city of Issaquah to make crossings safer …
The city of Issaquah is discussing how to make a crosswalk safer after a 4-year-old boy died from his injuries after he was hit by a car last month ... «KIRO Seattle, Jul 15»

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