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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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Many craft retailers around the country will also be getting into the fun, although Croninger expects that really big things will start to happen in 2007, as both retailers and manufacturers celebrate National Card Making Day in its second year.
troops feel more at home during the holidays, suggesting that everyone attending the World Card Making Day event stamp a handmade card to be sent to the troops so that they can send them during the holiday season.
I also went to the PSS service at the Making Days centre in the north of the city, which provides excellent support for those who are learning disabled.
This performance takes fans back to the start of Belinda's solo hit making days.
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Deen puts on the Southern charm making days merry and bright with some of her family's favorite breakfast and brunch dishes, and of course, sweet things.
Competition remains strong among leading labels such as Princes and John West in the UK and other labels in Europe and North America, but any return to the loss making days seems unlikely.
Alan Duff is making days on the high road worthwhile for Wick's travelling fans.