Definitions for make up

Definitions for (verb) make up

Main entry: make up

Definition: apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

Usage: She makes herself up every morning

Main entry: make, make up

Definition: put in order or neaten

Usage: make the bed; make up a room

Main entry: reconcile, settle, patch up, conciliate, make up

Definition: come to terms

Usage: After some discussion we finally made up

Main entry: cook up, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture

Definition: make up something artificial or untrue

Main entry: make up

Definition: devise or compose

Usage: This designer makes up our Spring collections

Main entry: pay, pay off, make up, compensate

Definition: do or give something to somebody in return

Usage: Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Main entry: catch up with, make up

Definition: make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

Usage: I have to make up a French exam; Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?

Main entry: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute

Definition: form or compose

Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army

Main entry: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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