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Overview of noun make-up

The noun make-up has 3 senses

  • makeup, make-up -- (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")

  • constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up -- (the way in which someone or something is composed)

  • makeup, make-up, war paint -- (cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance)

Overview of verb make-up

The verb make up has 9 senses

  • constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (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")

  • make up -- (devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections")

  • pay, pay off, make up, compensate -- (do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?")

  • make up, catch up with -- (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?")

  • fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)

  • make, make up -- (put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room")

  • compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up -- (adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance")

  • reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle -- (come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up")

  • make up -- (apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning")