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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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Far-fetched discoveries are made time and time again, and the film's finale includes some tire-squealing heroics that seem at odds with the kind of meticulous character study that Eastwood has been building.