maker

noun
mak·​er | \ ˈmā-kər How to pronounce maker (audio) \

Definition of maker

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

Examples of maker in a Sentence

a maker of action films a maker of computer chips a hymn giving thanks to the Maker of all things
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To be amongst all of you progressive, motivated, open minded, change-makers, is what gives me hope for the future. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Prince Harry Just Gave a Powerful Speech at This Year's WE Day," 6 Mar. 2019 Other meme-makers were focused on the actual broadcast, where pretty much every celebrity got blatantly cut off mid-acceptance speech. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "13 Grammy Memes That Will Leave You Hysterical Laughing," 11 Feb. 2019 Another statement-maker is the floor-to-ceiling gallery wall in the dining room. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "This View Park House Proves Neutrals Can Be So Cococozy," 8 Feb. 2019 For now, though, the H10 is being marketed at PC makers, many of which allowed notebooks using the technology to be showed off at the event. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Intel's Optane Memory H10 marries super-fast Optane and SSD storage on one M.2 card," 9 Jan. 2019 Archivo Mexico City of 2048 was the focus of Basica Studio, a custom bike maker, and interior and furniture designer Fabien Cappello. Diana Budds, Curbed, "4 lessons Mexican designers can teach the world," 19 Oct. 2018 Google says Android has increased competition among smartphone makers, lowering the prices for consumers. Fox News, "Google is fined $5 billion by EU in Android antitrust case," 2 Oct. 2018 The ice maker is in the freezer, so as not to take up any room in the refrigerator. Betty Gold, Good Housekeeping, "7 Best Counter-Depth Refrigerators to Buy in 2019, Reviewed By Kitchen Appliance Experts," 27 Feb. 2019 The European jet maker faces intense pressure, with its flagship A380 superjumbo program appearing close to cancellation and the U.K.’s Brexit threatening to dramatically slow its supply chain this spring. Seattle Times Business Staff, The Seattle Times, "Monday Memo: T-Mobile CEO Legere testifies in D.C., aerospace conference, Airbus results," 10 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of maker

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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maker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of maker

: a person who makes something
: a company that makes a specified product
: a machine that makes something

maker

noun
mak·​er

Legal Definition of maker

: 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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