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make up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of make up

  1. 1 to be all the substance of the book is made up of 20 chapters Synonyms of make up compose, comprise, form, constituteWords Related to make up embody, epitomize, incarnate, incorporate, integrate, materialize, personify, substantiate; complement, complete, supplement; fill (out), flesh (out)

  2. 2 to create or think of by clever use of the imagination she keeps making up excuses as to why she hasn't yet finished the project Synonyms of make up concoct, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, fabricate, invent, manufacture, think (up), trump up, vamp (up)Words Related to make up coin, design, hatch, produce; daydream, dream, fantasize; conceive, envisage, envision, imagine, picture, vision, visualize; ad-lib, extemporize, improviseNear Antonyms of make up clone, copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, mimic, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce

  3. 3 to form by putting together parts or materials we'll have to make up the bookcase, which came in a box marked “some assembly required” Synonyms of make up assemble, confect, construct, erect, fabricate, make, build, piece, put up, raise, rear, set upWords Related to make up carpenter, fashion, forge, frame, hammer, handcraft, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; prefabricate; begin, coin, create, generate, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, invent, originate; constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); reassemble, rebuild, reconstruct, redevelop, reedify [British], retrofit; jerry-build, rig (up), throw up; combine, uniteNear Antonyms of make up demolish, destroy, devastate, flatten, level, pull down, pulverize, raze, ruin, ruinate, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode; detach, disengage; disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, separateAntonyms of make up demount, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, knock down, strike, take down, tear down



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