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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeup, make-upnoun

    an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event

    "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"

    Synonyms:
    composition, war paint, makeup, physical composition, constitution

  2. constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-upnoun

    the way in which someone or something is composed

    Synonyms:
    theme, fundamental law, constitution, paper, physical composition, penning, composition, formation, organization, war paint, writing, composing, report, authorship, makeup, organic law, piece, organisation, piece of music, musical composition, typography, establishment, opus

  3. makeup, make-up, war paintverb

    cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

    Synonyms:
    composition, war paint, makeup, physical composition, constitution

  4. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, beverb

    form or compose

    "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"

    Synonyms:
    play, follow, embody, act, found, live, institute, even up, make up, compensate, fabricate, appoint, establish, equal, symbolize, even out, present, lay out, exist, make, pay, incorporate, typify, be, exemplify, form, cost, reconcile, stand for, correct, invent, consist, plant, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, defend, represent, stage, conciliate, comprise, patch up, nominate, even off, name, symbolise, interpret, cook up, correspond, personify, contain, constitute, map, pay off, settle

  5. make upverb

    devise or compose

    "This designer makes up our Spring collections"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, even off, pay, counterbalance, fabricate, represent, be, even out, settle, catch up with, manufacture, correct, pay off, even up, invent, compensate, make up, cook up, comprise, patch up, reconcile, make, constitute

  6. pay, pay off, make up, compensateverb

    do or give something to somebody in return

    "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"

    Synonyms:
    even off, right, get, liquidate, make up, compensate, patch up, recompense, cover, fix, remunerate, even out, fabricate, pay back, make, be, redeem, ante up, reconcile, correct, invent, counterbalance, give, overcompensate, catch up with, manufacture, devote, pay up, represent, conciliate, comprise, even up, repair, yield, cook up, buy off, indemnify, redress, constitute, pay off, pay, settle, bear

  7. make up, catch up withverb

    make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

    "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, even off, pay, counterbalance, fabricate, represent, be, overtake, even out, settle, catch up with, manufacture, correct, pay off, even up, invent, compensate, make up, cook up, comprise, patch up, reconcile, catch, make, constitute

  8. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, inventverb

    make up something artificial or untrue

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, even off, excogitate, concoct, counterbalance, be, represent, comprise, pay, even out, settle, catch up with, manufacture, correct, pay off, devise, construct, even up, contrive, invent, compensate, make up, forge, cook up, fabricate, patch up, reconcile, formulate, make, constitute

  9. make, make upverb

    put in order or neaten

    "make the bed"; "make up a room"

    Synonyms:
    wee-wee, take, micturate, bring in, catch up with, construct, draw, cook, have, piddle, hold, even out, even off, piss, constitute, do, reach, earn, make believe, reconcile, get to, shit, defecate, lay down, name, pass water, comprise, pay, progress to, create, crap, take a shit, pretend, make water, gain, ready, stimulate, establish, be, realize, make up, compensate, correct, give, attain, pull in, urinate, induce, form, pee, patch up, make, fabricate, wee, ca-ca, get, prepare, hit, score, build, throw, arrive at, pee-pee, relieve oneself, spend a penny, even up, represent, take in, puddle, take a crap, cook up, clear, invent, produce, nominate, take a leak, pay off, cause, manufacture, settle, counterbalance, work, conciliate, fix, realise, stool, seduce

  10. compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even upverb

    adjust for

    "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, even off, right, castigate, make up, compensate, neutralize, patch up, recompense, countervail, remunerate, even out, fabricate, counteract, make, decline, be, reconcile, oppose, correct, invent, adjust, pay, overcompensate, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, level, represent, even, rectify, discipline, comprise, even up, conciliate, repair, square up, cook up, flush, cover, chastise, redress, constitute, sort out, set, objurgate, jog, pay off, slump, settle, indemnify

  11. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settleverb

    come to terms

    "After some discussion we finally made up"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, root, even off, appease, square up, placate, make up, compensate, patch up, mollify, nail down, gentle, resign, settle down, even out, fabricate, square off, gruntle, subside, make, pay, determine, be, patch, go under, go down, reconcile, fall, correct, invent, counterbalance, ensconce, sink, catch up with, manufacture, harmonise, steady down, get back, represent, adjudicate, assuage, conciliate, cook up, pacify, even up, comprise, decide, harmonize, take root, lenify, resolve, locate, descend, constitute, finalize, pay off, finalise, submit, settle

  12. make upverb

    apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

    "She makes herself up every morning"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, even off, pay, counterbalance, fabricate, represent, be, even out, settle, catch up with, manufacture, correct, pay off, even up, invent, compensate, make up, cook up, comprise, patch up, reconcile, make, constitute

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  1. List of paraphrases for "make-up":

    makeup, composition, membership

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How to use make-up in a sentence?

  1. Mac Thornberry:

    We've got a lot of ground to make up for the good of the nation and for the good of the men and women who are risking their lives by flying.

  2. Simone Weil:

    Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.

  3. Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha:

    This is a moment of truth. I have just viewed their bodies. I would not make up facts here. She mentioned that in details. She felt that he was hateful and he did not like them, who they were and the way they looked, i call upon the American people and the world to realize this was a hate crime and to treat it as such.

  4. Robin Hauser Reynolds:

    The way the classes are being taught, the make-up of the classes in college, that's part of the pipeline issue.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    In Iowa it's a question of organization, in New Hampshire, it's retail politics. In South Carolina, a great organization matters. I'm making great progress in those states. And we have the best campaign in Nevada, so, look, in October, in November, even in December of the last two election cycles, the people that were winning in December weren't the ones that ended up winning. It's just the nature of the beast, and there's no reason to rewrite history. People make up their minds late.


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  • примирительный, фальшивыйRussian

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