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English definition of “make up sth”
make up sth — Phrasal Verb with make
/meɪk/ verb [T] (made, made)
› to combine with other people or things to form a total or group: Tuition makes up $154.7 million of the university's $389.5 million budget. The committee is made up of delegates from 15 different countries.
› to reduce the bad effect of there not being enough of something: In order to make up the budget deficit we will have to increase taxation. Rent for individual families is based on their income, with federal money making up the difference.
› to prepare something: make up a bill/invoice I'll get our sales department to make up an invoice for the goods.make up the accounts The accounts must be made up to a date not more than six months before the annual general meeting.
make up the time › to work extra hours, because you did not work the full amount of time earlier: I'm going to finish early today, and make up the time tomorrow.