What does maker mean?

Definitions for maker
ˈmeɪ kərmak·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word maker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maker, shapernoun

    a person who makes things

  2. Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovahnoun

    terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

  3. manufacturer, maker, manufacturing businessnoun

    a business engaged in manufacturing some product


  1. makernoun

    Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.

  2. makernoun


  3. makernoun

    A poet.

  4. makernoun

    Someone who signs a check or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.

  5. Etymology: From. Compare makar.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Makernoun

    Etymology: from make.

    Both in him, in all things, as is meet,
    The universal Maker we may praise. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    This the divine Cecilia found,
    And to her Maker ’s praise confin’d the sound. Alexander Pope.

    Such plain roofs as piety could raise,
    And only vocal with the Maker ’s praise. Alexander Pope.

    The power of reasoning was given us by our Maker to pursue truths. Isaac Watts, Logick.

    Every man in Turky is of some trade; Sultan Achmet was a maker of ivory rings. Notes on the Odyssey.

    I dare promise her boldly what few of her makers of visits and compliments dare to do. Alexander Pope, Letters.

    You be indeed makers or marrers of all mens manners within the realm. Roger Ascham, Schoolmaster.


  1. maker

    A maker is an individual, group, or business entity that creates, produces or constructs a certain object, product, or concept. This could also refer to someone who is responsible for causing certain events or actions to occur. It covers a wide range of fields, including art, music, technology, and manufacturing. The term is often used in the context of the Maker Movement, which refers to a culture of do-it-yourself enthusiasts who use technology to create personalized, unique objects or solutions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Makernoun

    one who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator

  2. Makernoun

    the person who makes a promissory note

  3. Makernoun

    one who writes verses; a poet

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MAKER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maker is ranked #14604 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Maker surname appeared 2,038 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Maker.

    80.8% or 1,647 total occurrences were White.
    10.4% or 212 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 55 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.1% or 44 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 42 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 38 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'maker' in Nouns Frequency: #1623

Anagrams for maker »

  1. kerma

  2. marke

  3. merak

  4. marek

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maker in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of maker in a Sentence

  1. Charles Carlton:

    We had a very special label maker that printed on clear labels, i was in shock; I didn't want anything like that to happen.

  2. Andrew Schneider:

    She gave me more than just a sweater vest that night. She gave me all this. Nothing. She gave me nothing. That's what I need. No phone book, no Game Boy, no pasta maker, TV Guide. Nowhere to go, nothing to do.

  3. Andrew Hauser:

    The death of the market maker model is overplayed. It is not one or the other, clearly the pricing of risk was too low and it has returned to more sustainable levels ... The market maker model is becoming more selective, people (in banks) are looking more ruthlessly at businesses.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

  5. Hannah Nixon:

    You have gone far and we are proud of you always. I know that you will keep your relationship with your Maker as it should be, for after all, that, as you must know, is the most important thing in this life.

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