What does make for mean?

Definitions for make for

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word make for.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bring, work, play, wreak, make for(verb)

    cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

    "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"


  1. make for(Verb)

    To set out to go (someplace); to move towards.

  2. make for(Verb)

    To tend to produce or result in.

  3. make for(Verb)

    To confirm, favour, strengthen (an opinion, theory, etc.).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make for in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eustache Descamps:

    Friends are relatives you make for yourself.

  2. Holly Lisle:

    The only place you will be accepted is the place you make for yourself.

  3. Kai Hibbard:

    There was no easing into it, that does n’t make for good TV. My feet were bleeding through my shoes for the first three weeks.

  4. Aristotle:

    Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.

  5. Michael Dunkley:

    This announcement today marks an exciting new chapter for Bermuda too. That our futures are linked in such a meaningful way will make for a great partnership.

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