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make

v. 1) to create something. 2) to sign a check, promissory note, bill of exchange or some other note which guarantees, promises or orders payment of money. (See: maker, check, promissory note, bill of exchange)

make

verb accomplish, achieve, actualize, assemble, attain, author, beget, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to effect, bring to pass, build, call into being, call into existence, carry into effect, carry into execution, cast, cause, cause to exist, coin, complete, compose, compound, concoct, constitute, constrain, construct, contrive, creare, create, develop, draft, draw up, effect, effectuate, efform, enact, engender, erect, establish, evolve, execute, fabricari, fabricate, facere, fashion, force, forge, form, formulate, frame, generate, give birth to, give origin to, give rise to, hammer out, hatch, have in production, improvise, initiate, institute, invent, kindle, machine, manufacture, model, mold, organize, originate, pattern, perform, piece together, prepare, produce, provide, put together, set up, shape, synthesize, think up, turn out, yield results
Associated concepts: make a decision, make a demand, make a motion, make an agreement, make an offer
See also: acquire, build, cause, color, compel, complexion, constrain, create, enforce, fabricate, forge, form, frame, gain, generate, impose, kind, manner, manufacture, occasion, originate, press, produce, realize, receive, require, style

TO MAKE. English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to perform that law which a man had bound himself to do; that is, to clear himself of an action commenced against him, by his oath, and the oaths of his neighbors. Old Nat. Br. 161. To make default, is to fail to appear in proper time. To make oath, is to swear according to the form prescribed by law.

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The kidnappers fired a few rounds in the air before they bundled him into their car and made away toward an unknown destination.
Thieves targeted the bin and made away with the valuable inner electronics of the donations, leaving behind only worthless shells.
AWARAN -- Some unknown armed person's attacked a levies check post at Jhoi area of Balochistan here on Saturday and made away with their weapons after holding them hostage.
head of steam had built up, then made away for calmer latitudes.
The thieves made away with a total of 800 meters of high-voltage copper wire from the area between the Baalbek villages of Douris and Majdaloun.
He made away with e1/411,795, before entering a black car and speeding off.
Thieves made away with more than a dozen footballs, ball bags, goalposts and mannequins after cutting padlocks on the club's steel lock-up.
Masood Kyani, a resident of sector G-9/4, lodged FIR with Margalla Police Station that in his absence a person Jaffar broke the locks of his house and made away with jewellery worth of Rs 1 million.
Motorists subsequently made away with about 10,000 euros before the police arrived and closed the highway.
CROOKS smashed up a phone box then made away with the takings.
The socialite's home was targeted last year by burglars, who made away with her jewellery worth an estimated 1.
When police arrived the hooded-male made away on foot, but the dog was found trotting around the playground.