Definitions for make-up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeup, make-up(noun)

    an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event

    "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"

  2. constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up(noun)

    the way in which someone or something is composed

  3. makeup, make-up, war paint(verb)

    cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

  4. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be(verb)

    form or compose

    "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"

  5. make up(verb)

    devise or compose

    "This designer makes up our Spring collections"

  6. pay, pay off, make up, compensate(verb)

    do or give something to somebody in return

    "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"

  7. make up, catch up with(verb)

    make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

    "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"

  8. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent(verb)

    make up something artificial or untrue

  9. make, make up(verb)

    put in order or neaten

    "make the bed"; "make up a room"

  10. compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up(verb)

    adjust for

    "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"

  11. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle(verb)

    come to terms

    "After some discussion we finally made up"

  12. make up(verb)

    apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

    "She makes herself up every morning"

Wiktionary

  1. make-up(Noun)

    See usage notes there.

  2. make-up(Adjective)

    Made-up, false, imaginary, fabricated.

  3. make-up(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a reconciliation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Make-up(noun)

    the way in which the parts of anything are put together; often, the way in which an actor is dressed, painted, etc., in personating a character

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'make-up' in Nouns Frequency: #2485


Translations for make-up

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

make-up(noun)

cosmetics applied to the face etc

She never wears any make-up.

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