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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)

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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I worship her and I am sorry about the condition she has, but I think she is wonderful for all the efforts she makes to help others and the way she always makes time for people."
As a busy businesswoman and mother Christine Kerr's time is in short supply, but she always makes time for craniosacral therapy.
Cade who runs his own office in Watsonville, CA, makes time for his business, but he also makes time for the causes that motivate him.