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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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However, a passing team may approach this as makeable and try a couple of completions.
But he netted a very makeable smash which would have taken him to 18-16, and from 17-17 a series of mistakes blighted his victory bid.
The severity of the dancefloors means a 30-foot uphill putt can be more makeable than a downhill four-foot one in some places.
It's putting the ball in the right places on the greens because if you are out of position you often don't have a makeable putt.
The young full back was successful with three of his five attempts and will reflect that had he landed the other two makeable efforts, it could have been an even nervier afternoon for the hosts.
These greens are very slopey," said Choi, who, despite scoring 67, missed a succession of makeable putts over the closing stretch.
These greens are very slopey," said Choi, who despite scoring 67 missed a succession of makeable putts over the closing stretch.
Hans preceded to run the rack down to the 9 ball only to miss a tough, but makeable, cut shot along the rail.
Worcester had the chance to get themselves within striking distance just short of the hour but Pennell missed a relatively makeable penalty from inside the 22.
Verdasco grabbed an early mini-break and then squandered a set point by sending a very makeable smash into the net.
Nick Dougherty was also pleased with his four under par round of 67, despite missing makeable putts at the last two holes.
Bootle-born Dougherty was pleased with his four under par round of 67, despite missing makeable putts at the last two holes.