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     1. pron. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; a thing of any kind; something or other.
           I would not do it for anything or any ring.
     2. pron. (with “as” or “like”) Expressing an indefinite comparison.
     3. n. Someone or something of importance.
     4. adv. In any way, any extent or any degree.
           That isn't anything like a car.
           She's not anything like as strong as me.
without anything
has anything been moved
     1. n. (UK dialectal, or obsolete) A grub or maggot.
     2. v. simple past tense and past participle of make
her eyes made a slow
made him almost sick
          1. v. (Wearside, dialectal) to make
          1. v. To create.
          2. v.          To build, construct, or produce.
                        We made a bird feeder for our yard.
                        I'll make a man out of him yet.
          3. v.          To write or compose.
                        I made a poem for her wedding.
                        He made a will.
          4. v.          To bring about; to effect or produce by means of some action.
                        make war
                        They were just a bunch of ne'er-do-wells who went around making trouble for honest men.
          5. v.          (religious) To create (the universe), especially (in Christianity) from nothing.
                        God made earth and heaven.
          6. v. (intransitive, now mostly colloquial) To behave, to act.
                To make like a deer caught in the headlights.
                They made nice together, as if their fight never happened.
                He made as if to punch him, but they both laughed and shook hands.
          7. v. (intransitive) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; with for or against.
          8. v. To constitute.
                They make a cute couple.
                This makes the third infraction.
                One swallow does not a summer make.
          9. v. 1995, Harriette Simpson Arnow: Critical Essays on Her Work, p.46:
          10. v. To add up to, have a sum of.
                Two and four make six.
          11. v. (intransitive, construed with of typically interrogative) To interpret.
                I don’t know what to make of it.
          12. v. (transitive, usually stressed) To bring into success.
                This company is what made you.
                She married into wealth and so has it made.
          13. v. (ditransitive, second object is an adjective or participle) To cause to be.
                The citizens made their objections clear.
                This might make you a bit woozy.
                Did I make myself heard?
                Scotch will make you a man.
          14. v. To cause to appear to be; to represent as.
          15. v. (ditransitive, second object is a verb) To cause (to do something); to compel (to do something).
                You're making her cry.
                I was made to feel like a criminal.
          16. v. (ditransitive, second object is a verb, can be stressed for emphasis or clarity) To force to do.
                The teacher made the student study.
                Don’t let them make you suffer.
          17. v. (ditransitive, of a fact) To indicate or suggest to be.
                His past mistakes don’t make him a bad person.
          18. v. (transitive, of a bed) To cover neatly with bedclothes.
          19. v. (transitive, US slang) To recognise, identify.
          20. v. (transitive, colloquial) To arrive at a destination, usually at or by a certain time.
                We should make Cincinnati by 7 tonight.
          21. v. (intransitive, colloquial) To proceed (in a direction).
                They made westward over the snowy mountains.
                Make for the hills! It's a wildfire!
                They made away from the fire toward the river.
          22. v. To cover (a given distance) by travelling.
          23. v. To move at (a speed).
                The ship could make 20 knots an hour in calm seas.
                This baby can make 220 miles an hour.
          24. v. To appoint; to name.
          25. v. (transitive, slang) To induct into the Mafia or a similar organization (as a made man).
          26. v. (intransitive, colloquial, euphemistic) To defecate or urinate.
          27. v. To earn, to gain (money, points, membership or status).
                They hope to make a bigger profit.
                He didn't make the choir after his voice changed.
                She made ten points in that game.
          28. v. To pay, to cover (an expense); chiefly used after expressions of inability.
          29. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
          30. v. To enact; to establish.
          31. v. To develop into; to prove to be.
                She'll make a fine president.
          32. v. To form or formulate in the mind.
                make plans
                made a questionable decision
          33. v. To perform a feat.
                make a leap
                make a pass
                make a u-turn
          34. v. (obsolete) To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make.
          35. v. (obsolete) To increase; to augment; to accrue.
          36. v. (obsolete) To be engaged or concerned in.
          37. v. (now archaic) To cause to be (in a specified place), used after a subjective what.
          38. v. (transitive, euphemism) To take the virginity of.
          39. v. To have sexual intercourse with.
          40. n. (often of a car) Brand or kind; often paired with model.
                What make of car do you drive?
          41. n. How a thing is made; construction.
          42. n. Origin of a manufactured article; manufacture.
                The camera was of German make.
          43. n. Quantity produced, especially of materials.
          44. n. (dated) The act or process of making something, especially in industrial manufacturing.
          45. n. A person's character or disposition.
          46. n. (bridge) The declaration of the trump for a hand.
          47. n. (physics) The closing of an electrical circuit.
          48. n. (computing) A software utility for automatically building large applications, or an implementation of this utility.
          49. n. (slang) Recognition or identification, especially from police records or evidence.
          50. n. (slang) Past or future target of seduction (usually female).
          51. n. (slang) A promotion.
          52. n. A home-made project
          53. n. (basketball) A made basket.
          54. n. (dialectal) Mate; a spouse or companion.
          55. n. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England, now rare) A halfpenny.
          1. v. (Geordie, dialectal) To make.
                Will ye myek is a stotty for me bait pet?
     1. prep. With the source or provenance of or at.
           This wine comes from France.
           I got a letter from my brother.
     2. prep. With the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at.
           He had books piled from floor to ceiling.
           He left yesterday from Chicago.
           Face away from the wall!
     3. prep. (mathematics, now uncommon) Denoting a subtraction operation.
           20 from 31 leaves 11.
     4. prep. With the separation, exclusion or differentiation of.
           An umbrella protects from the sun.
           He knows right from wrong.
she got down from the chair
I walked from there to here;
     1. n. elements, Ag, palladium, Pd, cadmium, Cd
     2. n. A lustrous, white, metallic element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.87, symbol Ag.
     3. n. (collectively) Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.
     4. n. (collectively) Cutlery and other eating utensils, whether silver or made from some other white metal.
     5. n. (collectively) Any items made from silver or any other white metal.
     6. n. A shiny gray color.
           (color panel, C0C0C0)
     7. n. Anything resembling silver; something shiny and white.
     8. adj. Made from silver.
     9. adj. Made from another white metal.
     10. adj. Having a color like silver: a shiny gray.
     11. adj. Denoting the twenty-fifth anniversary, especially of a wedding.
     12. adj. (of commercial services) Premium, but inferior to gold.
     13. adj. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.
           a silver-voiced young girl
     14. v. To acquire a silvery colour.
     15. v. To cover with silver, or with a silvery metal.
           to silver a pin;  to silver a glass mirror plate with an amalgam of tin and mercury
     16. v. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
     17. v. To make hoary, or white, like silver.
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