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English definition of “make”

make

verb [T] (EARN/GET)    /meɪk/ (made, made)
B2 to earn or get: She makes $100,000 a year as a doctor . How do you make a living as a painter ? The company has made huge profits / losses . He's very good at making new friends .Earning money and money earned Grammar:Do or make?When we use do and make with noun phrases, do focuses on the process of acting or performing something, make emphasises more the product or outcome of an action:Grammar:MakeThe verb make can be used in a number of ways.
(Definition of make verb (EARN/GET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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