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. Nadine Gehrmann:

    As a fellow coffee fiend, I know the struggle of bad hotel coffee all too well, my top tip is to get yourself a portable coffee maker and to prioritize easy cleaning because nobody wants to deal with dirty equipment on the go.

  2. Rich Repetto:

    He's been a visionary in the exchange world and a consummate deal maker.

  3. Le Hong Hiep:

    Le Duan was a hardcore communist, an old guard of the Leninist political and economic system, after his demise, no single politician could command such a level of control. Instead, the politburo took over and became the most important decision maker, albeit on a consensus basis.

  4. 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.

  5. Christopher Richter:

    Honda has taken a significant hit from this, if the maker can't figure out what the root cause is, can they afford the risk of continuing to use them as a supplier? For Honda, that's a no.

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