make up phrasal verb, verb Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "make up" - English Dictionary

See all translations

make up

(also UK make it up)
phrasal verb with make uk   us   /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
to forgive someone and be friendly with them again after an argument or disagreement: They kissed and made up, as usual.UK We often quarrel but we always make it up soon after.
Translations of “make up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 和解,言歸於好…
in Russian мириться…
in Turkish barışmak, arayı düzeltmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和解,言归于好…
in Polish pogodzić się…
(Definition of make up phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of make up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “make up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
avatar

an image that represents you in online games, chat rooms, etc. and that you can move around the screen

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More