v. 制造; 制订; 铺床; 造成; 使变得; 引发; 做出; 迫使; 表现; 选举; 适合; 合计; 算出; 挣钱; 到达; 使成功; 得分

n. 品牌; 牌子



You can use make with a wide range of nouns to indicate that someone performs an action or says something. For example, if you make a suggestion, you suggest something.

  • I'd just like to make a comment...


  • I made a few phone calls...



You can use make with certain nouns to indicate that someone does something well or badly. For example, if you make a success of something, you do it successfully, and if you make a mess of something, you do it very badly.

  • Apparently he made a mess of his audition...


  • Are you really going to make a better job of it this time?



If you make as if to do something or make to do something, you behave in a way that makes it seem that you are just about to do it.

  • Mary made as if to protest, then hesitated...


  • He made to chase Davey, who ran back laughing.



In cricket, if a player makes a particular number of runs, they score that number of runs. In baseball or American football, if a player makes a particular score, they achieve that score.

  • He made 1,972 runs for the county.



If you make do with something, you use or have it instead of something else that you do not have, although it is not as good.

  • Why make do with a copy if you can afford the genuine article?...


  • We're a bit low on bed linen. You'll have to make do.



If you make like you are doing something, you act as if you are doing it, and if you make like someone, you act as if you are that person.

  • Bob makes like he's a fish blowing bubbles.




1. a recognizable kind;

  • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
  • what make of car is that?

2. the act of mixing cards haphazardly


    1. engage in;

    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

    2. 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

    3. make or cause to be or to become;

    • make a mess in one's office
    • create a furor

    4. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;

    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

    5. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;

    • cause a commotion
    • make a stir
    • cause an accident

    6. create or manufacture a man-made product;

    • We produce more cars than we can sell
    • The company has been making toys for two centuries

    7. 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?

    8. 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

    9. create by artistic means;

    • create a poem
    • Schoenberg created twelve-tone music
    • Picasso created Cubism
    • Auden made verses

    10. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages;

    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month

    11. 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

    12. to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting";

    • The branches made a roof
    • This makes a fine introduction

    13. reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team";

    • We made it!
    • She may not make the grade

    14. be or be capable of being changed or made into;

    • He makes a great host
    • He will make a fine father

    15. make by shaping or bringing together constituents;

    • make a dress
    • make a cake
    • make a wall of stones

    16. perform or carry out;

    • make a decision
    • make a move
    • make advances
    • make a phone call

    17. make by combining materials and parts;

    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

    18. change from one form into another;

    • make water into wine
    • make lead into gold
    • make clay into bricks

    19. act in a certain way so as to acquire;

    • make friends
    • make enemies

    20. charge with a function; charge to be;

    • She was named Head of the Committee
    • She was made president of the club

    21. achieve a point or goal;

    • Nicklaus had a 70
    • The Brazilian team got 4 goals
    • She made 29 points that day

    22. 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

    23. institute, enact, or establish;

    • make laws

    24. carry out or commit;

    • make a mistake
    • commit a faux-pas

    25. add up to;

    • four and four make eight

    26. form by assembling individuals or constituents;

    • Make a quorum
    • The branches made a roof

    27. organize or be responsible for;

    • hold a reception
    • have, throw, or make a party
    • give a course

    28. prepare for eating by applying heat;

    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

    29. put in order or neaten;

    • make the bed
    • make up a room

    30. head into a specified direction;

    • The escaped convict took to the hills
    • We made for the mountains

    31. have a bowel movement;

    • The dog had made in the flower beds

    32. undergo fabrication or creation;

    • This wool makes into a nice sweater

    33. be suitable for;

    • Wood makes good furniture

    34. amount to;

    • This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living

    35. constitute the essence of;

    • Clothes make the man

    36. appear to begin an activity;

    • He made to speak but said nothing i the end
    • She made a if to say hello to us

    37. proceed along a path;

    • work one's way through the crowd
    • make one's way into the forest

    38. reach in time;

    • We barely made the plane

    39. gather and light the materials for;

    • make a fire

    40. induce to have sex;

    • Harry finally seduced Sally
    • Did you score last night?
    • Harry made Sally

    41. assure the success of;

    • A good review by this critic will make your play!

    42. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like;

    • She makes like an actress

    43. consider as being;

    • It wasn't the problem some people made it

    44. calculate as being;

    • I make the height about 100 feet

    45. cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable;

    • make my day

    46. favor the development of;

    • Practice makes the winner

    47. develop into;

    • He will make a splendid father!

    48. behave in a certain way;

    • make merry

    49. eliminate urine;

    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug


    create, compose, design, invent, make, produce


    • create : 侧重创造出来的东西以前并不存在,或者指独具特色的创作。
    • compose : 多指音乐或诗歌、画的创作。
    • design : 主要指在艺术或技术领域的创作设计,强调构思多于实际制造。
    • invent : 主要用于科技领域,指通过思考、研究或实验制造出新的前所未有、极为有用的东西。
    • make : 最普通用词,指任何东西的创作或制造。
    • produce : 指产品的生产,或作品创作的完成。

    make, fabricate, manufacture, produce


    • make : 普通用词,很常用,含义广,既可指制造具体的东西,也可指完成一种行为。
    • fabricate : 特指按照标准样式制作或把材料或部件组合成一个整体。
    • manufacture : 正式用词,一般指用机器大规模地批量生产各种生活或生产用品。
    • produce : 普通用词,侧重大量地生产出各种生产用品和生活用品。强调结果。也用于引申。

    make, cause, get, have, render


    • make : 普通用词,指强迫或劝诱他人做某事。
    • cause : 正式用词,侧重指使某事发生的原因。
    • get : 侧重指劝某人做某事,或指使某事物处于某种状态或产生某种结果。
    • have : 普通用词,指让某人做某事。
    • render : 书面用词,多指因外界因素而使某人或某物处于某种状态。


    1. make for



    2. make off


    3. make out





      【非正式用语】 暗示,建议

      【非正式用语】 试图建立或者证明



    4. make over



    5. make up







      献殷勤,巴结:提出献殷勤或讨好的建议。和&I{to} 连用



      &I{【印刷术】} 排版,整版

    6. make with &I{【俚语】}



    7. be made of money


    8. be made up


    9. have (got) it made


    10. make a day (或night) of it


    11. make someone's day


    12. make a House


    13. make like


    14. make or break



    She doesn't like to make a scene before strangers.


    This pen is not very good, but we'll have to make it do.

    这支笔不太好, 但我们得对付着用.

    They proposed to make arrangement beforehand.


    The Chinese make a point of their personal honor.


    Why are you doing that? Sally asked. " To make myself beautiful, " the lady answered.

    “你为什么干这个 呀 ?”莎利问道. “ 把自己打扮得美丽呀, ” 那妇人回答道.





    vt. 制造;建造;使成功