maker

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noun mak·er \ ˈmā-kər \

Definition of maker

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

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

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First Known Use of maker

14th century



MAKER Defined for English Language Learners

maker

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noun

Definition of maker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes something

  • : a company that makes a specified product

  • : a machine that makes something


Law Dictionary

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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