v 1: form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone
wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These
constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up
the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a
year"; "These few men comprise his entire army" [syn: constitute,
represent, comprise, be]
2: devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring
collections"; "He designed women's shoes"
3: do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay
you for the work you are doing?" [syn: pay, pay off, compensate]
4: make up work that was missed due to absence at a later
point; "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up
with the material or is it too late?" [syn: catch up with]
5: make up something artificial or untrue [syn: fabricate, manufacture,
cook up, invent]
6: put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
7: come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
[syn: reconcile, patch up, conciliate, settle]
8: apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier;
"She makes herself up every morning"