1. (n.) A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.

2. (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.

3. (v. t.) To form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate.

4. (v. t.) To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; -- often with up; as, to make up a story.

5. (v. t.) To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; -- often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.

6. (v. t.) To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.

7. (v. t.) To gain, as the result of one's efforts; to get, as profit; to make acquisition of; to have accrue or happen to one; as, to make a large profit; to make an error; to make a loss; to make money.

8. (v. t.) To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.

9. (v. t.) To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive.

10. (v. t.) To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.

11. (v. t.) To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.

12. (v. t.) To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; -- followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.

13. (v. t.) To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.

14. (v. t.) To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to.

15. (v. t.) To be engaged or concerned in.

16. (v. t.) To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.

17. (v. i.) To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; -- often in the phrase to meddle or make.

18. (v. i.) To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.

19. (v. i.) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.

20. (v. i.) To increase; to augment; to accrue.

21. (v. i.) To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.

22. (n.) Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.

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