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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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Some of my white colleagues have asked my why I spend so much time making ways, making waves, and making time for minority journalists; why I go out of my way to counsel, to cajole, to hand-hold, weep with, and cry for my young stewards who ask for so little so they can give so much.
For a language like English, researchers need to invest time and development making ways for AI to understand areas like syntax and sentence structure.
But if anybody wants to know about cloned SIM and handsets, the information can be provided to them." Rajan S Mathews, director general, Cellular Operators Association of India, said, " Mobile phones without unique security code are making ways into the grey market due to cloning of IMEI numbers of genuine sets, which can be used by anti- social elements.