Lexicon: make – manacle

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make (-s, -th, made, making, mak'st), v. [OE.] (webplay: appear, among, art, assuming, bring, call, change, clearer, conclusion, court, delight, earth, face, fashioned, features, forms, God, gains, good, hour, ingredient, journey, keeping, lips, little, long, loss, love, mind, multiply, news, part, party, passage, pleasure, price, prove, proud, repair, rich, sea, second, state, suit, sums, sun, supplied, times, vain, wants, water, what, women, work).

  1. Create; form; cause to exist.
  2. Construct; frame; fashion; constitute; form of materials.
  3. Cause to be; cause to become; have oneself to be.
  4. Prepare; organize; get ready; put into suitable form.
  5. Cure; harvest; reap; prepare for preservation; cut, stack, and dry for future use.
  6. Perform; accomplish; execute; participate in.
  7. Change to; transform into.
  8. Cause to; inflict upon.
  9. Bear; give; offer; provide.
  10. Compel; constrain.
  11. Empower; cause to; [make + verb.]
  12. Pay; show; extend; respond with; give in return.
  13. Cause to seem; cause to approximate.
  14. Get; acquire; collect; accumulate.
  15. Feign; pose; act.
  16. Allow; provide; have a tendency.
  17. Reach; arrive at.
  18. Phrase. “Make out”: constitute; represent; create an image in.
  19. Phrase. “Makes effort”: work; labor; travail; strive; struggle.
  20. Phrase. “Make acquaintance”: meet; encounter; get to know; present oneself to; become introduced to.
  21. Phrase. “Make of”: force; compel; set up; cause to become; cause to assume a role as.
  22. Phrase. “Make believe”: dream; hope; wish; pretend; imagine; fantasize.
  23. Phrase. “made Flesh”: incarnate; embodied; given a mortal body; brought to life as a human being; [fig.] sanctified by mortal experience; [metaphor] pronounced; represented in speech sounds; spoken aloud in a particular language.

maker (-'s), n. [OE.]

  1. Creator; begetter; divine parent; Heavenly Father.
  2. Carver; architect; shaper.
  3. Poet; author; [see Gk ποητης, meaning literally 'maker'.]

malady, n. [Fr.]

Illness; sickness; [fig.] affliction; suffering; [metaphor] mortality; morbidity; fallen condition.

malaria, n. [It. mal + aria, bad air.]

Bad air that produces disease.

Malay, proper n. [prob. Sanskrit malai, mountain; or Tamil malay, mountain.]

Citizen of Malaysia; dark-skinned inhabitant of Southeast Asia; [fig.] dusk; nightfall; sunset time; darkness of evening in the western sky; [metaphor] pearl diver (see Browning's “Paracelsus”).

malevolence, n. [Anglo Norman < L. 'ill will'; variant in Todd transcript only.]

Malignity; personal hatred; enmity of heart; inclination to injure others.

malignity, n. [Fr. < L.]

Extreme enmity; evil intent; wicked and deep-rooted ill will.

mama, n. [Variant of mamma < L.]

Mother; female parent; [fig.] the Earth; Mother Nature.

man (-'s, men), n. [OE.] (webplay: adorn, armed, beast, boy, brave, cultivate, cunning, death, deity, die, drunken, emperor, escape, fellow, frugal, gain, giants, gods, growth, harm, himself, humble, independent, live, loved, obtain, oppressed, precarious, prudent, qualified, run, secret, silent, straight, strength, tyrannies, weary, wise, woman).

  1. Mortal; being who is subject to death.
  2. Worker; laborer; fieldhand; farmer.
  3. Poet; dramatist; playwright; thinker.
  4. Husband; bridegroom; male spouse.
  5. Humankind; the human race; [metonymy] society; civilization.
  6. Boss; hirer; employer; manager; supervisor.
  7. Groom; [fig.] king; emperor.
  8. God; Creator; the Omnipotent.
  9. Male individual; complement of female person.
  10. Savior; Redeemer; Holy One; Supreme Being; Anointed Son of God; [lit.] Jesus Christ (see John 19:5).
  11. Fellow; chap; gent; lad; youth; bachelor; unmarried young adult male.
  12. Manly person; [fig.] hero; champion; God; strong, brave, and victorious male individual who has passed life's challenges.
  13. Deity; god; [personification] Helios; Apollo.
  14. Adult senior male; male human of mature years.
  15. Ordinary people; common folk.
  16. Person; human being; member of the human race; one belonging to the species of human beings.
  17. Phrase. “Fellow men/man”: neighbor; compatriot; acquaintance; associate, whether male or female.
  18. Phrase. “No Man”: noone; nobody; not anyone.
  19. Phrase. “every man”: everyone; everybody; all people in general.

manacle (-s), n. [Fr. < L. manica < manus, hand.]

Handcuff; iron shackle; [fig.] restraint; loss of freedom.