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noun mak·er \ˈmā-kər\

Simple Definition of maker

  • : a person who makes something

  • : a company that makes a specified product

  • : a machine that makes something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of maker

  1. :  one that makes: as a capitalized :  god 1 b archaic :  poet c :  a person who borrows money on a promissory note d :  manufacturer

Examples of maker in a sentence

  1. a maker of action films

  2. a maker of computer chips

  3. a hymn giving thanks to the Maker of all things



14th Century

First Known Use of maker

14th century


Law Dictionary

maker

noun mak·er

Legal Definition of maker

  1. :  one (as an issuer) that undertakes to pay a negotiable instrument and especially a note <sign a note as maker rather than indorser>






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