Definition of Make Up

  • (verb) apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning"
  • (verb) put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
  • (verb) come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
  • (verb) make up something artificial or untrue
  • (verb) devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"
  • (verb) do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
  • (verb) 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?"
  • (verb) 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"
  • (verb) adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"

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