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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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According to the victim Mehar Muhammad Shafique, three armed bandits intruded into his house this afternoon, tied all the occupants with strings and made off with articles etc.
Suspect made off in a white Transit van; August 5 Rear door forced open to enter property and steal passports.
A POLICE hunt is under way after a knife wielding robber made off with cash from a shop.
He then made off in a van, which was later found containing stolen golf equipment.
THIEVES broke into a parked car overnight, ransacked the vehicle and made off with a sat-nav system.
KHAN -- Robbers made off with cash, jewellery and valuables in various strikes from different parts of the city here.
They then made off down the tunnel towards the Riverside stadium.
After physically assaulting the victim they made off with about PS370 in cash and a Nokia mobile phone.
The offenders were all wearing face masks or balaclavas and tracksuits and are believed to have made off in a black saloon vehicle which had been parked outside.
ROBBERS made off with e1/411,600 worth of stolen cash, watches and jewellery from a Paphos flat reported burgled on Thursday night.
POLICE are hunting a man who made off with jewellery from a shop in Wrexham.
Summary: Burglars made off with more than $35,000 worth of jewelry after breaking into an empty house in north Lebanon, security sources said Wednesday.