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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Make \Make\ (m[=a]k), v. i. 1. 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. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A scurvy, jack-a-nape priest to meddle or make. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly, authors used to make on, to make forth, to make about; but these phrases are obsolete. We now say, to make at, to make away, to make for, to make off, to make toward, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Follow after the things which make for peace. --Rom. xiv. 19. [1913 Webster] Considerations infinite Do make against it. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To increase; to augment; to accrue. [1913 Webster] 5. To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify. [Archaic] --Chaucer. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] To solace him some time, as I do when I make. --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster] To make as if, or To make as though, to pretend that; to make show that; to make believe (see under Make, v. t.). [1913 Webster] Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled. --Josh. viii. 15. [1913 Webster] My lord of London maketh as though he were greatly displeased with me. --Latimer. [1913 Webster] To make at, to go toward hastily, or in a hostile manner; to attack. To make away with. (a) To carry off. (b) To transfer or alienate; hence, to spend; to dissipate. (c) To kill; to destroy. To make off, to go away suddenly. To make out, to succeed; to manage oneself; to be able at last; to make shift; as, he made out to reconcile the contending parties; after the earthquake they made out all right. (b) to engage in fond caresses; to hug and kiss; to neck; -- of courting couples or individuals (for individuals, used with with); as, they made out on a bench in the park; he was making out with the waitress in the kitchen [informal] To make up, to become reconciled or friendly. To make up for, to compensate for; to supply an equivalent for. To make up to. (a) To approach; as, a suspicious boat made up to us. (b) To pay addresses to; to make love to. To make up with, to become reconciled to. [Colloq.] To make with, to concur or agree with. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]