makes up

present tense third-person singular of make up

Synonyms & Antonyms of makes up

1 to be all the substance of
  • the book is made up of 20 chapters

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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

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makes up (for)

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“Makes up.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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