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make
I. make make 1 [meɪk] verb made PTandPP [meɪd] making PRESPART
1. [transitive] MANUFACTURING to produce something by working or by using industrial processes:

• The company makes and sells pumps and motors.

• a label on the toy read 'made in Taiwan'

2. to earn or get money:

• The purpose of this business is to make money.

• He expects to make $100,000 this year.

3. make a living (doing something) to earn the money you need to live:

• He makes a good living selling used cars.

4. make a profit/​loss COMMERCE FINANCE ACCOUNTING to make more or less money than you spend:

• The company made a pretax profit of £309,000.

5. make a market FINANCE if a financial institution makes a market in particular shares etc, it has them available for people and organizations to buy at all times:

• The company said it would no longer make a market in government securities.

— see also marketmaker
6. make good if you make good on a promise or loan, you do what you promised or give back money that is owed:

• How does Honda plan to make good its pledge?

make good on

• Pirelli intends to make good on any trading losses by its allies.

7. make it (big) to be successful in a particular activity or business:

• This is a tough business, but I hope you make it.

• He failed in his efforts to make it big in Los Angeles.

8. make or break to cause either great success or complete failure:

• They were well aware that large scale investment would make or break the company.

• This is a make-or-break year for us.

make out phrasal verb
1. make out a cheque/​bill etc BANKING to write a cheque, bill etc so that it can be paid to someone:

• Can you make the cheque out to me?

2. [intransitive] to succeed or progress in a particular way:

• How did you make out at the interview?

make something → over phrasal verb [transitive] LAW
to officially and legally give money or property to someone:

• He made over his share in the estate in return for $10,000 cash.

make up something phrasal verb [transitive]
1. to combine together to form a particular total or result:

• Plastic bags now make up 60% of all bags used in grocery stores.

2. to prepare something:

• Your accountant will make up your accounts and prepare your tax return.

  [m0] II. make make 2 noun [countable]
1. MARKETING a particular name for a product made by a particular company; = BRAND:

• The goods were the manufacturer's own make.

make of

• Its devices can work with many different makes of computer.

2. be on the make informal to be always trying to get an advantage for yourself

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make UK US /meɪk/ verb [T] (made, made)
to produce or prepare goods, etc.: »

The firm is only a small player in the industry, making around 1,000 vehicles a year.

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We make software that allows mobile employees to connect securely to their corporate networks.

made of sth »

The bottles are made of opaque glass so that the contents cannot be seen.

made from sth »

All our coffee is made from beans sourced locally.

to earn or receive money: make money »

Investors are hoping that one day ""green"" companies will make serious money.

make $30,000/£500/€75m, etc. »

The state of Alaska makes around $50 million a year on tobacco taxes.

»

She makes around £100,000 a year as a dentist.

make sth on sth »

They made $500,000 in total on the deal.

make a living »

In this area it's hard to make a living as a gardener.

to do a particular thing: make a decision/mistake/improvement »

No major decisions are made without the CEO's approval.

make a deal/purchase/offer »

The deal includes a $25 million break-up fee, which could encourage other bidders to make a competing offer.

to say something officially or formally: make a recommendation/statement/judgment »

The audit makes a series of recommendations.

make an announcement/a comment/a speech »

Both parties plan to make an announcement before Christmas.

to choose someone as something, or employ someone as something: »

He was made Principal Analyst within a year of joining the company.

to cause someone or something to be in a particular state: »

In August this year, she was made redundant from her job at the bank after 15 years' service.

make sth available/accessible/user-friendly »

One of the project's key goals is to make the website available in different languages.

make a market (in sth) — Cf. make a market in sth
make a payment/loan/investment, etc. — Cf. make a payment/loan/investment, etc.
make a profit/loss — Cf. make a profit/loss
make a go of sth — Cf. make a go of sth
make good — Cf. make good
make good a deficit, shortfall, etc. — Cf. make good a deficit, shortfall, etc.
make sth good — Cf. make sth good
make good on sth — Cf. make good on sth
make or break — Cf. make or break
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make UK US /meɪk/ noun [C]
COMMERCE the name of a product made by a particular company, rather than by other companies that make similar products: »

Depending on the make and model, delivery could take as little as a week.

»

What make of car do you drive?

See also BRAND(Cf. ↑brand) noun
be on the make — Cf. be on the make

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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