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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 biggest-ever heist in Iraq happened on January 13, 2005 when robbers made off with $13.
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.
Made Off stars Gerard Christopher from the international series, The Adventures of Superboy, as well as Jelena Mrdja from the film Here and There (2009 TriBeCa Film Festival winner), and Sofia Singer, making her acting debut.
Meanwhile, Raja Nazim Masood, a resident of Gujar Khan, lodged a complaint with the local police that thieves made their way into his house and made off with Rs80,000 in cash, seven carats of gold, and other valuables worth over Rs0.
Asif Saeed, owner of cell phone shop, lodged a complaint with the local police that thieves broke into his shop and made off with Rs51,000 cash, 80 cell phones, calling cards worth Rs50,000 and other valuables worth over Rs0.
A SHOPKEEPER was punched in the face and dragged to the floor by a gang of teenagers who made off with the takings.
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.
Detective Chief Inspector Shane Williams said: "We know from witnesses that those responsible made off in a black BMW registration GY06 PHA.
A dark coloured saloon vehicle made off from the area.
He is said to have been one of two men who made off from a petrol station forecourt without paying for petrol.