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make up

 
Noun make up has 2 senses
  1. constitution, composition, makeup - the way in which someone or something is composed
    --1 is a kind of cosmetic, cosmetics; property
    --1 has particulars:
     blackface; eyebrow pencil; eyeliner; eyeshadow; face powder; greasepaint; kohl; lip-gloss; lipstick, lip rouge; mascara; rouge, paint, blusher; 1 of 3 senses of makeup ; constitution, composition, makeup; structure; phenotype; genotype, genetic constitution; karyotype
    Derived forms: verb make up8, verb make up1
  2. makeup - 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"
    --3 is a kind of event
    Derived form: verb make up4
Verb make up has 8 senses
  1. 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"
    Derived form: noun makeup1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. make up - devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"; "He designed women's shoes"
    --2 is one way to
    design
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. pay, pay off, make up, compensate - do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
    --3 is one way to settle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. 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?"
    --4 is one way to recover, recoup, recuperate
    Derived form: noun makeup3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent - make up something artificial or untrue
    --5 is one way to think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. make, make up - put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
    --6 is one way to tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle - come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
    --7 is one way to agree, hold, concur, concord
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  8. make up - apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning"
    --8 is one way to
    groom, neaten
    Derived forms: noun makeup2, noun make-up1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
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