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Definition of Makes

Make
Make Make, n. [AS. maca, gemaca. See Match.] A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife. [Obs.] For in this world no woman is Worthy to be my make. --Chaucer.
Make
Make Make, v. i. 1. 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. [Obs.] A scurvy, jack-a-nape priest to meddle or make. --Shak. 2. To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen. Note: Formerly, authors used to make on, to make forth, to make about; but these phrases are obsolete. We now say, to make at, to make away, to make for, to make off, to make toward, etc. 3. To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage. --M. Arnold. Follow after the things which make for peace. --Rom. xiv. 19. Considerations infinite Do make against it. --Shak. 4. To increase; to augment; to accrue. 5. To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify. [Archaic] --Chaucer. Tennyson. To solace him some time, as I do when I make. --P. Plowman. To make as if, or To make as though, to pretend that; to make show that; to make believe (see under Make, v. t.). Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled. --Josh. viii. 15. My lord of London maketh as though he were greatly displeased with me. --Latimer. To make at, to go toward hastily, or in a hostile manner; to attack. To make away with. (a) To carry off. (b) To transfer or alienate; hence, to spend; to dissipate. (c) To kill; to destroy. To make off, to go away suddenly. To make out, to succeed; to be able at last; to make shift; as, he made out to reconcile the contending parties. To make up, to become reconciled or friendly. To make up for, to compensate for; to supply an equivalent for. To make up to. (a) To approach; as, a suspicious boat made up to us. (b) To pay addresses to; to make love to. To make up with, to become reconciled to. [Colloq.] To make with, to concur or agree with. --Hooker.
Make
Make Make, n. Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form. It our perfection of so frail a make As every plot can undermine and shake? --Dryden. On the make,bent upon making great profits; greedy of gain. [Low, U. S.]

Meaning of Makes from wikipedia

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