make up

make up
verb
1. form or compose (Freq. 19)
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This money is my only income

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The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance

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These constitute my entire belonging

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The children made up the chorus

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This sum represents my entire income for a year

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These few men comprise his entire army

Syn: ↑constitute, ↑represent, ↑comprise, ↑be
Derivationally related forms: ↑makeup, ↑constituent (for: ↑constitute), ↑make-up
Hyponyms:
make, ↑compose, ↑form, ↑constitute, ↑range, ↑straddle, ↑fall into, ↑fall under, ↑present, ↑pose, ↑supplement
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. devise or compose (Freq. 4)
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This designer makes up our Spring collections

Hypernyms: ↑design
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

3. do or give something to somebody in return (Freq. 3)
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Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Syn: ↑pay, ↑pay off, ↑compensate
See Also: ↑pay back (for: ↑pay), ↑pay off (for: ↑pay)
Derivationally related forms: ↑compensation (for: ↑compensate), ↑pay (for: ↑pay), ↑payee (for: ↑pay), ↑payer (for: ↑pay)
Hypernyms: ↑settle
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody PP

4. put in order or neaten (Freq. 1)
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make the bed

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make up a room

Syn: ↑make
Hypernyms:
Verb Group: ↑make
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

5. make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point (Freq. 1)
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I have to make up a French exam

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Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?

Syn: ↑catch up with
Derivationally related forms: ↑makeup, ↑make-up
Hypernyms: ↑recover, ↑recoup, ↑recuperate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

6. make up something artificial or untrue (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑fabricate, ↑manufacture, ↑cook up, ↑invent
Derivationally related forms: ↑invention (for: ↑invent), ↑fabrication (for: ↑fabricate), ↑fabricator (for: ↑fabricate)
Hypernyms: ↑think up, ↑think of, ↑dream up, ↑hatch, ↑concoct
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

7. adjust for
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engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Syn: ↑compensate, ↑counterbalance, ↑correct, ↑even out, ↑even off, ↑even up
Derivationally related forms: ↑corrective (for: ↑correct), ↑counterbalance (for: ↑counterbalance), ↑compensation (for: ↑compensate)
Hypernyms: ↑balance, ↑equilibrate, ↑equilibrize, ↑equilibrise
Hyponyms: ↑carry, ↑cover, ↑compensate, ↑overcompensate
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s something

8. come to terms
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After some discussion we finally made up

Syn: ↑reconcile, ↑patch up, ↑conciliate, ↑settle
Derivationally related forms: ↑conciliative (for: ↑conciliate), ↑conciliatory (for: ↑conciliate), ↑conciliation (for: ↑conciliate), ↑reconciliation (for: ↑reconcile)
Hypernyms: ↑agree, ↑hold, ↑concur, ↑concord
Hyponyms: ↑propitiate, ↑appease, ↑make peace
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

9. apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
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She makes herself up every morning

Derivationally related forms: ↑makeup, ↑make-up
Hypernyms: ↑groom, ↑neaten
Hyponyms: ↑highlight, ↑lipstick, ↑rouge, ↑powder
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s somebody


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