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Synonyms for make do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeshift, stopgap, make-do(verb)

    something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

    Synonyms:
    make-do, makeshift, stopgap

  2. cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage(verb)

    come to terms with

    "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

    Synonyms:
    wield, take, finagle, discern, bang, screw, vie, handle, recognise, deal, grapple, distinguish, debate, repugn, make love, divvy up, do, jazz, spot, roll in the hay, cut, escape, be intimate, get along, address, fight, lot, pick out, get out, portion out, eff, dole out, compete, plow, bed, do it, consider, superintend, have intercourse, make out, share, manage, struggle, tell apart, supervise, neck, apportion, contest, fill in, administer, treat, parcel out, sell, have it away, sleep with, bring off, dispense, get off, dish out, contend, come, issue, love, argue, hump, get laid, fence, negociate, get away, pull off, allot, have it off, get it on, oversee, sleep together, cover, get by, distribute, write out, carry on, carry off, cope, recognize, bonk, know, wangle, mete out, look at, postulate, have sex, complete, grip, care, fare, lie with, deal out, trade, shell out, have a go at it, conduct, fill out

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How to use make do in a sentence?

  1. Paul Coleman:

    Helping the person to reduce exercise frequency and intensity is essential, addicts will resist that but must learn how to make do with less exercise and discover they can be happy anyway.

  2. Paul Hodges:

    Demographics drive demand, older people have less need for houses, cars and consumer goods and have to make do on lower incomes as they move on to pension age, slowing the wheels of the economy.

  3. Mohammed Dowara:

    We just have to make do.

  4. Peter Chin-Hong:

    In Covid-19 we don't have the luxury of time, this is one of the treatment options where we are teaching old drugs new tricks. We don't have the time to take a drug rationally from beginning to end because we have a crisis right now. We have to make do with what we have.

  5. Danilo Piraccini:

    This business is all about shaking hands and hugging people. Now we'll have to make do with a little wave and a smile of the eyes over a mask.

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