Nouns (5)
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make, shuffling, shuffle
n. the act of mixing cards haphazardly
make, brand
n. a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
Verbs (55)
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make
v. act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"
make
v. behave in a certain way; "make merry"
get, make
v. give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"
make up, make
v. put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
make
v. cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"
make
v. favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"
make, draw
v. make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
create, make
v. make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
make, do
v. create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
create, make, produce
v. create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
make, create
v. create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
make, do, cause
v. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
drive to, make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
make
v. make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
prepare, make, ready, fix, cook
v. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
make
v. gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"
arrive at, gain, hit, attain, make, reach
v. reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
progress to, get to, make, reach
v. reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
work, make
v. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
make
v. perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
make, nominate, name
v. charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
make
v. form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"
make
v. develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"
make, constitute, form
v. to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
make
v. consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
make
v. to compile a multi-module program
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Fuzzynyms (259)
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snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
immix, merge, combine, meld, coalesce, fuse, commingle, conflate, mix, flux, blend
v. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
find oneself, find
v. accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
submit, take
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
pick out, select, take, choose
v. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
chart
v. plan in detail; "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein"
draw up, compose, frame
v. make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
thrust, force
v. impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
bring down, impose, visit, inflict
v. impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
pray, implore, beg
v. call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
sweet-talk, inveigle, coax, blarney, palaver, cajole, wheedle
v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
win over, convince, convert
v. make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
assure
v. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence; "I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"
tempt, influence, charm
v. induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
bid, invite
v. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
allure, tempt
v. dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
carry
v. cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
hold back, keep back, keep, restrain
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
strike, hit
v. drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
hit
v. cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
punch
v. drive forcibly as if by a punch; "the nail punched through the wall"
take hold of, grab, catch
v. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
snap
v. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
pull
v. apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
create, make, produce
v. create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
excogitate, forge, formulate, devise, contrive, invent
v. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
formulate
v. prepare according to a formula
conceptualise, conceptualize, conceive, gestate
v. have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
hatch
v. draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
trump up, concoct
v. invent; "trump up charges"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
ideate, conceive of, envisage, imagine
v. form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
think
v. imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
design, contrive, project, plan
v. make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
strike, coin, mint
v. form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal"
design
v. conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
complete, discharge, dispatch
v. complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
realise, realize
v. expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
institute, constitute, plant, found, establish
v. set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
machinate, get up, organise, devise, prepare, organize
v. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
machinate, get up, organise, devise, prepare, organize
v. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
make
v. make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
forge, fashion
v. make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
mould, forge, mold, work, form, shape
v. make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
put up, set up, rear, erect, raise
v. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
draught, draft, blueprint
v. make a blueprint of
map
v. depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
coin
v. make up; "coin phrases or words"
outline, draft
v. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
make believe, pretend, make
v. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
develop
v. generate gradually; "We must develop more potential customers"; "develop a market for the new mobile phone"
make up
v. devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"
provoke, raise, fire, evoke, kindle, enkindle, elicit, arouse
v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
draw
v. elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
enamor, becharm, enamour, enchant, entrance, bewitch, fascinate, charm, beguile, captivate, catch, trance, capture
v. attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
push, press
v. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
wander
v. go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
take, drive
v. proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
go forward, continue, proceed
v. move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
attain, hit, reach
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
pull
v. operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars"
go along, slide by, go by, slip away, glide by, slip by, pass, lapse, elapse
v. pass by; "three years elapsed"
grease one's palms, buy, corrupt, bribe
v. make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"
clear, net
v. yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
draw, reap
v. get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
draw off, take out, draw, withdraw
v. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
reassign, transfer
v. transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
coordinate
v. be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well"
organise, organize, form
v. create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company"
force, pressure, squeeze, hale, coerce
v. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
deliver the goods, bring home the bacon, come through, win, succeed
v. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
reach, attain, accomplish, achieve
v. to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
reach, attain, accomplish, achieve
v. to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
go far, get in, make it, arrive
v. succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"
be, equal
v. be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
Synonyms (6)
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skip over, pass over, skip, jump
v. bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
top, clear
v. pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
Antonyms (26)
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be amiss, misapprehend, misconceive, misunderstand, misinterpret, misconstrue
v. interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
deter, dissuade
v. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
undo, unmake
v. deprive of certain characteristics
destruct, destroy
v. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
destruct, destroy
v. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
play
v. move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly; "The spotlights played on the politicians"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
spend
v. spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
turn a loss, lose
v. fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit; "I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"; "The company turned a loss after the first year"
make
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