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Synonyms for make do
make do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeshift, stopgap, make-doverb

    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, manageverb

    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. Donald Trump:

    I had a decision to make. Do we do a good job with Obamacare -- a remnant of Obamacare ? Or do we do a bad job ? If I do a bad job, well there you can blame Obama and the Democrats. If we do a good job, they'll get a little bit more credit, but it's still very faulty, it doesn't work and it's too expensive. And I told our great secretary( of Health and Human Services) Alex Azar,' Don't do a good job. Do a great job.'.

  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. Lucero Suarez:

    If my last scene is not a kiss ... we will make do, sometimes you can convey love with just a glance.

  4. 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.

  5. Ryan Greendeer:

    Because of the fire activity around the entire region, our resources are stretched very, very thin, each incident is having to make do with what is available, not what's needed.


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