make for

phrasal verb
made for; making for; makes for

Definition of make for

1 : to go toward (a place) quickly Everyone made for the exit as soon as the show was over. After he left the office he made straight for home.
2 : to cause (something) to happen or to be more likely Courtesy makes for safer driving.

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“Make for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20for. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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