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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)

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 biggest-ever heist in Iraq happened on January 13, 2005 when robbers made off with $13.5 million from a Rasheed Bank branch in Ramadi, around 60 miles west of Baghdad.
Fr Hegedusich who then returned to St Peter's Church with around half of the stolen cash and held mass, said: "It's disheartening that someone made off with offerings for the poor."
"The offender took about pounds 100 in pounds 10 and pounds 20 notes and made off on foot in the direction of Mythe View."
The suspects made off in a dark coloured Lexus, which was driven by a third person.
Some unidentified thieves struck at a house of Abdul Rasheed in Bani Gala and made off with electronic equipments, including laptops and mobile, the police stated.
Thieves reached in and stole an integrated sat-nav and made off on November 2 at 8.55pm.
Rawalpindi -- Thieves have struck at a house and made off with valuables worth million of rupees within the Rawat Police jurisdiction.
Tahir Masood, a resident of Muslim Town, lodged a complaint with the local police that he was going in car with wife, brother wife and children when two motorcyclists intercepted them, held them hostage at gunpoint and made off with six gold bangles, three rings, two bracelets and other valuables.
Rawalpindi -- Unknown thieves have struck at a cell phone outlet and made off with cash, mobile phones and calling cards worth millions within the Sadiqabad police jurisdiction.
The men, who made off with a substantial amount of cash, were described as having Liverpool-type accents.
The offenders, who police believe may have entered the yard via a boat from the River Tyne, dumped the chassis and the water container into the river and made off with the diesel engine.
The offenders, who police believe may have entered the yard via boat from the River Tyne, dumped the chassis and the water container into the river and made off with the diesel engine part.