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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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When a staff member tried to stop them making away with the bag, he was assaulted and injured.
About 3pm, as they passed near Kirby Whisk, the man threatened the victim and forced him to get out the car, making away with his silver Vauxhall Corsa, registration Y644 HFS and the attached trailer which was carrying his electric wheelchair.
30 and 7pm on Sunday evening, making away with the three-month-old pups.
Were Labour members to really care about giving power and decision making away from their group, perhaps they might explain something to Post readers?
Friday making away with more than $1,500 in cash, officials said.
Thieves cut alarm wires before making away with the valuable equipment while the singer was in New York.
After only a ten-minute heist the men escaped through a hole in the airport fence, making away with the money which was bound for a bank in the interior of Brazil according to Reuters.
Another effect of this complex situation is that every legal challenge helps to move decision making away from the forest.