- v. transitive to constitute; to compose; to form
- v. transitive to compensate, fill in or catch up
- v. transitive to invent, imagine, or concoct (a story, claim, etc.)
- v. transitive, cooking to assemble, or mix
- v. transitive to apply cosmetics or makeup
- v. intransitive to resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight
- v. To overcome a disadvantage
“Kinesthetics make up the smallest portion of our population.”
“She gets going each day by around noon and spends what stamina she has left volunteering at the Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, which has become her “baby,” although it can hardly begin to make up for the fact that “the chance to be a mother has been stolen from me.””
“Kerr had to find a way to prompt these undifferentiated mouse embryonic stem cells to differentiate into motor neuron cells in such a way that they would go on to create axonal nerves covered with myelin sheaths—a fatty insulating tissue—that together make up the elaborate electrical highway that constitutes the nervous system.”
“The various bodies which make up the Sektanstvo have seceded from the national Russian Church quite independently of the schism at the time of Nikon and the reform in the church books.”
“The counter-earth is added because it is necessary to make up the number ten, the perfect number.”
“The final step in food processing is the addition of vitamins and minerals, to make up for what was lost during the initial heat-stripping phase.”
“For others, it was too late to make up for lost time, which would have required a major overhaul in priorities and making amends to all those they had “time-slighted.””
“However disconnected the pithy sayings or vivid descriptions which make up the book may appear, they, each and all, are bound by one and the same moral purpose: they aim at inculcating wisdom as understook by the Hebrews of old, that is perfection of knowledge showing itself in action, whether in the case of king or peasant, statesman or artisan, philosopher or unlearned.”
“She wore a puff-sleeved dress with overalls pulled over it, as if she couldn't make up her mind what to wear; and occasionally, she chewed tobacco.”
“This was arranged by a Mister Cristobal Arrojo, to make up for some difficulty you encountered during your stay.”
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