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Definition of made

1a : fictitious, invented a made excuse
b : artificially produced
c : put together of various ingredients a made dish
2 : assured of success a made man usually used in the phrase have it made

First Known Use of made

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for made

Middle English, from past participle of maken to make

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The first known use of made was in the 14th century

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“Made.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/made. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of made

used to say that someone has the right qualities to be or to do something
used to say that something has the right qualities for or to do something
: built, formed, or shaped in a specified way


Kids Definition of made

past tense and past participle of make

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