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Disposition vs. Make

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Dispositionnoun

The arrangement or placement of certain things.

‘The scouts reported on the disposition of the enemy troops.’;

Makeverb

(transitive) To create.

Dispositionnoun

Tendency or inclination under given circumstances.

‘I have little disposition now to do as you say.’; ‘Salt has a disposition to dissolve in water.’;

Makeverb

To build, construct, or produce.

‘We made a bird feeder for our yard.’; ‘I'll make a man out of him yet.’;

Dispositionnoun

Temperamental makeup or habitual mood.

‘She has a sunny disposition.’; ‘He has such a foul disposition.’;

Makeverb

To write or compose.

‘I made a poem for her wedding.’; ‘He made a will.’;

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Dispositionnoun

Control over something.

‘You will have full disposition of these funds.’;

Makeverb

To bring about; to effect or produce by means of some action.

‘make war’; ‘They were just a bunch of ne'er-do-wells who went around making trouble for honest men.’;

Dispositionnoun

(legal) Transfer or relinquishment to the care or possession of another.

‘The court ordered the disposition of all assets.’;

Makeverb

(religious) To create as, earth, heaven, stars, etc.

‘God made earth and heaven.’;

Dispositionnoun

(legal) Final decision or settlement.

‘The disposition of the case will be announced tomorrow.’;

Makeverb

To behave, to act.

‘To make like a deer caught in the headlights.’; ‘They made nice together, as if their fight never happened.’; ‘He made as if to punch him, but they both laughed and shook hands.’;

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Dispositionnoun

(medicine) The destination of a patient after medical treatment such as surgery.

‘The patient was given a disposition for outpatient care.’;

Makeverb

(intransitive) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; with for or against.

Dispositionnoun

(music) The set of choirs of strings on a harpsichord.

‘This small harpsichord has a 1 x 4' disposition.’;

Makeverb

To constitute.

‘They make a cute couple.’; ‘This makes the third infraction.’; ‘One swallow does not a summer make.’;

Dispositionverb

To remove or place in a different position.

Makeverb

To interpret.

‘I don’t know what to make of it.’;

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Dispositionnoun

The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.

‘Who have received the law by the disposition of angels.’; ‘The disposition of the work, to put all things in a beautiful order and harmony, that the whole may be of a piece.’;

Makeverb

To bring into success.

‘This company is what made you.’; ‘She married into wealth and so has it made.’;

Dispositionnoun

The state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.

Makeverb

To cause to be.

‘The citizens made their objections clear.’; ‘This might make you a bit woozy.’; ‘Did I make myself heard?’; ‘Scotch will make you a man.’;

Dispositionnoun

Tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.

Makeverb

To cause to appear to be; to represent as.

Dispositionnoun

Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.

‘How stands your disposition to be married?’;

Makeverb

To cause (to do something); to compel (to do something).

‘You're making her cry.’; ‘I was made to feel like a criminal.’;

Dispositionnoun

Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.

‘His disposition led him to do things agreeable to his quality and condition wherein God had placed him.’;

Makeverb

To force to do.

‘The teacher made the student study.’; ‘Don’t let them make you suffer.’;

Dispositionnoun

Mood; humor.

‘As I perchance hereafter shall think meetTo put an antic disposition on.’;

Makeverb

To indicate or suggest to be.

‘His past mistakes don’t make him a bad person.’;

Dispositionnoun

your usual mood;

‘he has a happy disposition’;

Makeverb

To cover neatly with bedclothes.

Dispositionnoun

the act or means of getting rid of something

Makeverb

To recognise, identify.

Dispositionnoun

an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others;

‘he had an inclination to give up too easily’; ‘a tendency to be too strict’;

Makeverb

To arrive at a destination, usually at or by a certain time.

‘We should make Cincinnati by 7 tonight.’;

Dispositionnoun

a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing;

‘a swelling with a disposition to rupture’;

Makeverb

To proceed (in a direction).

‘They made westward over the snowy mountains.’; ‘Make for the hills! It's a wildfire!’; ‘They made away from the fire toward the river.’;

Dispositionnoun

a person's inherent qualities of mind and character

‘he has the disposition of a saint’; ‘your sunny disposition has a way of rubbing off on those around you’;

Makeverb

(transitive) To cover (a given distance) by travelling.

Dispositionnoun

an inclination or tendency

‘the Prime Minister has shown a disposition to alter policies’; ‘the judge's disposition to clemency’;

Makeverb

(transitive) To move at (a speed).

‘The ship could make 20 knots an hour in calm seas.’; ‘This baby can make 220 miles an hour.’;

Dispositionnoun

the way in which something is placed or arranged, especially in relation to other things

‘the plan shows the disposition of the rooms’;

Makeverb

To appoint; to name.

Dispositionnoun

the action of arranging people or things in a particular way

‘the prerogative gives the state widespread powers regarding the disposition and control of the armed forces’;

Makeverb

To induct into the Mafia or a similar organization (as a made man).

Dispositionnoun

the stationing of troops ready for military action

‘the new strategic dispositions of our forces’;

Makeverb

To defecate or urinate.

Dispositionnoun

the distribution or transfer of property or money to someone, especially by bequest

‘this is a tax which affects the disposition of assets on death’;

Makeverb

(transitive) To earn, to gain (money, points, membership or status).

‘They hope to make a bigger profit.’; ‘He didn't make the choir after his voice changed.’; ‘She made ten points in that game.’;

Dispositionnoun

the power to deal with something as one pleases

‘if Napoleon had had railways at his disposition, he would have been invincible’;

Makeverb

(transitive) To pay, to cover (an expense); chiefly used after expressions of inability.

Dispositionnoun

the determination of events by divine power.

Makeverb

To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.

Disposition

A disposition is a quality of character, a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way that may be learned. The terms dispositional belief and occurrent belief refer, in the former case, to a belief that is held in the mind but not currently being considered, and in the latter case, to a belief that is currently being considered by the mind.

Makeverb

To enact; to establish.

Makeverb

To develop into; to prove to be.

‘She'll make a fine president.’;

Makeverb

To form or formulate in the mind.

‘make plans’; ‘made a questionable decision’;

Makeverb

To perform a feat.

‘make a leap’; ‘make a pass’; ‘make a u-turn’;

Makeverb

(obsolete) To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make.

Makeverb

(obsolete) To increase; to augment; to accrue.

Makeverb

(obsolete) To be engaged or concerned in.

Makeverb

To cause to be (in a specified place), used after a subjective what.

Makeverb

To take the virginity of.

Makenoun

(often of a car) Brand or kind; often paired with model. t

‘What make of car do you drive?’;

Makenoun

How a thing is made; construction. s

Makenoun

Origin of a manufactured article; manufacture. s

‘The camera was of German make.’;

Makenoun

(uncountable) Quantity produced, especially of materials. s

Makenoun

(dated) The act or process of making something, especially in industrial manufacturing. s

Makenoun

A person's character or disposition. s

Makenoun

(bridge) The declaration of the trump for a hand.

Makenoun

(physics) The closing of an electrical circuit. s

Makenoun

(computing) A software utility for automatically building large applications, or an implementation of this utility.

Makenoun

(slang) Recognition or identification, especially from police records or evidence. s

Makenoun

Past or future target of seduction (usually female). s

Makenoun

A promotion.

Makenoun

A home-made project

Makenoun

(basketball) A made basket.

Makenoun

(dialectal) Mate; a spouse or companion.

Makenoun

A halfpenny.

Makenoun

A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.

‘For in this world no woman isWorthy to be my make.’;

Makenoun

Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.

‘It our perfection of so frail a makeAs every plot can undermine and shake?’;

Makeverb

To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.

‘He . . . fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf.’;

Makeverb

To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; - often with up; as, to make up a story.

‘And Art, with her contending, doth aspireTo excel the natural with made delights.’;

Makeverb

To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.

‘Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?’; ‘See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh.’;

Makeverb

To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; - often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.

‘Call for Samson, that he may make us sport.’; ‘Wealth maketh many friends.’; ‘I will neither plead my age nor sickness in excuse of the faults which I have made.’;

Makeverb

To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.

‘He is not that goose and ass that Valla would make him.’;

Makeverb

To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.

‘He accuseth Neptune unjustly who makes shipwreck a second time.’;

Makeverb

To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; - followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.

‘I will make them hear my words.’; ‘They should be made to rise at their early hour.’;

Makeverb

To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.

‘Who makes or ruins with a smile or frown.’;

Makeverb

To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.

‘And old cloak makes a new jerkin.’;

Makeverb

To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to; as, a pound of ham makes a hearty meal.

‘The heaven, the air, the earth, and boundless sea,Make but one temple for the Deity.’;

Makeverb

To be engaged or concerned in.

‘Gomez, what makest thou here, with a whole brotherhood of city bailiffs?’;

Makeverb

To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.

‘They that sail in the middle can make no land of either side.’; ‘If a child were crooked or deformed in body or mind, they made him away.’; ‘Make the doors upon a woman's wit, and it will out at the casement.’; ‘He was all made up of love and charms!’;

Makeverb

To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; - often in the phrase to meddle or make.

‘A scurvy, jack-a-nape priest to meddle or make.’;

Makeverb

To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.

Makeverb

To tend; to contribute; to have effect; - with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.

‘Follow after the things which make for peace.’; ‘Considerations infiniteDo make against it.’;

Makeverb

To increase; to augment; to accrue.

Makeverb

To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.

‘To solace him some time, as I do when I make.’; ‘Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled.’; ‘My lord of London maketh as though he were greatly displeased with me.’;

Makenoun

a recognizable kind;

‘there's a new brand of hero in the movies now’; ‘what make of car is that?’;

Makenoun

the act of mixing cards haphazardly

Makeverb

engage in;

‘make love, not war’; ‘make an effort’; ‘do research’; ‘do nothing’; ‘make revolution’;

Makeverb

give certain properties to something;

‘get someone mad’; ‘She made us look silly’; ‘He made a fool of himself at the meeting’; ‘Don't make this into a big deal’; ‘This invention will make you a millionaire’; ‘Make yourself clear’;

Makeverb

make or cause to be or to become;

‘make a mess in one's office’; ‘create a furor’;

Makeverb

cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;

‘The ads induced me to buy a VCR’; ‘My children finally got me to buy a computer’; ‘My wife made me buy a new sofa’;

Makeverb

give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;

‘cause a commotion’; ‘make a stir’; ‘cause an accident’;

Makeverb

create or manufacture a man-made product;

‘We produce more cars than we can sell’; ‘The company has been making toys for two centuries’;

Makeverb

make, formulate, or derive in the mind;

‘I draw a line here’; ‘draw a conclusion’; ‘draw parallels’; ‘make an estimate’; ‘What do you make of his remarks?’;

Makeverb

compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way;

‘People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!’; ‘Heat makes you sweat’;

Makeverb

create by artistic means;

‘create a poem’; ‘Schoenberg created twelve-tone music’; ‘Picasso created Cubism’; ‘Auden made verses’;

Makeverb

earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages;

‘How much do you make a month in your new job?’; ‘She earns a lot in her new job’; ‘this merger brought in lots of money’; ‘He clears $5,000 each month’;

Makeverb

create or design, often in a certain way;

‘Do my room in blue’; ‘I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest’;

Makeverb

to compose or represent:

‘This wall forms the background of the stage setting’; ‘The branches made a roof’; ‘This makes a fine introduction’;

Makeverb

reach a goal, e.g.,

‘make the first team’; ‘We made it!’; ‘She may not make the grade’;

Makeverb

be or be capable of being changed or made into;

‘He makes a great host’; ‘He will make a fine father’;

Makeverb

make by shaping or bringing together constituents;

‘make a dress’; ‘make a cake’; ‘make a wall of stones’;

Makeverb

perform or carry out;

‘make a decision’; ‘make a move’; ‘make advances’; ‘make a phone call’;

Makeverb

make by combining materials and parts;

‘this little pig made his house out of straw’; ‘Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer’;

Makeverb

change from one form into another;

‘make water into wine’; ‘make lead into gold’; ‘make clay into bricks’;

Makeverb

act in a certain way so as to acquire;

‘make friends’; ‘make enemies’;

Makeverb

charge with a function; charge to be;

‘She was named Head of the Committee’; ‘She was made president of the club’;

Makeverb

achieve a point or goal;

‘Nicklaus had a 70’; ‘The Brazilian team got 4 goals’; ‘She made 29 points that day’;

Makeverb

reach a destination, either real or abstract;

‘We hit Detroit by noon’; ‘The water reached the doorstep’; ‘We barely made it to the finish line’; ‘I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts’;

Makeverb

institute, enact, or establish;

‘make laws’;

Makeverb

carry out or commit;

‘make a mistake’; ‘commit a faux-pas’;

Makeverb

add up to;

‘four and four make eight’;

Makeverb

form by assembling individuals or constituents;

‘Make a quorum’; ‘The branches made a roof’;

Makeverb

organize or be responsible for;

‘hold a reception’; ‘have, throw, or make a party’; ‘give a course’;

Makeverb

prepare for eating by applying heat;

‘Cook me dinner, please’; ‘can you make me an omelette?’; ‘fix breakfast for the guests, please’;

Makeverb

put in order or neaten;

‘make the bed’; ‘make up a room’;

Makeverb

head into a specified direction;

‘The escaped convict took to the hills’; ‘We made for the mountains’;

Makeverb

have a bowel movement;

‘The dog had made in the flower beds’;

Makeverb

undergo fabrication or creation;

‘This wool makes into a nice sweater’;

Makeverb

be suitable for;

‘Wood makes good furniture’;

Makeverb

amount to;

‘This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living’;

Makeverb

constitute the essence of;

‘Clothes make the man’;

Makeverb

appear to begin an activity;

‘He made to speak but said nothing i the end’; ‘She made a if to say hello to us’;

Makeverb

proceed along a path;

‘work one's way through the crowd’; ‘make one's way into the forest’;

Makeverb

reach in time;

‘We barely made the plane’;

Makeverb

gather and light the materials for;

‘make a fire’;

Makeverb

induce to have sex;

‘Harry finally seduced Sally’; ‘Did you score last night?’; ‘Harry made Sally’;

Makeverb

assure the success of;

‘A good review by this critic will make your play!’;

Makeverb

represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like;

‘She makes like an actress’;

Makeverb

consider as being;

‘It wasn't the problem some people made it’;

Makeverb

calculate as being;

‘I make the height about 100 feet’;

Makeverb

cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable;

‘make my day’;

Makeverb

favor the development of;

‘Practice makes the winner’;

Makeverb

develop into;

‘He will make a splendid father!’;

Makeverb

behave in a certain way;

‘make merry’;

Makeverb

eliminate urine;

‘Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug’;

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