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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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BEIRUT: A masked armed man robbed a branch of Bank of Beirut in the Metn town of Dhour Choueir Thursday afternoon, making off with $8,000, a security source told The Daily Star.
Detective Constable Ruth Hemingway said: "This was a nasty ordeal for the woman concerned and we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the robbers making off through Bear Hill.
During the smash and grab raid they shattered glass display cabinets before making off with watches and jewellery.
A person approached the counter at the cafe before making off with the box containing a quantity of cash.
AN ARMED robber threatened a garage worker before making off with cigarettes and alcohol in a morning raid.
But now the 28-year-old has been jailed for 12 months after he was convicted of making off without payment.
HEARTLESS burglars ransacked the home of a severely disabled widow as she slept - even making off with the family dog.
The crimes are mainly thefts and making off from garages without paying for fuel.
POLICE are continuing to hunt a robber who battered a pensioner in her own home before making off with cash and jewellery.
ROBBERS threatened a security guard in an armed raid today before making off with a substantial amount of cash.
ROBBERS broke into a bank using an angle grinder then threatened security staff before making off with a quantity of cash.
SIX masked robbers broke into Marks and Spencer at Warring-ton, making off with cash and a large quantity of gift vouchers.