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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. create, produce; prepare; obtain, cause, compel; amount to. See production, compulsion, form.
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(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To produce]
Syn. construct, fabricate, produce, manufacture, form, shape, fashion, mold, build, assemble, set up; see also build 1 , form 1 , manufacture 1 .
2. [To total]
Syn. add up to, come to, equal; see amount to .
3. [To create]
Syn. originate, cause, conceive; see compose 3 , create 2 , invent 1 , produce 2 .
4. [To acquire]
Syn. gain, get, secure, earn; see obtain 1 .
5. [To force]
Syn. constrain, compel, coerce; see force 1 .
6. [To reach]
Syn. progress, reach, arrive at; see arrive 1 .
7. [To cause]
Syn. start, effect, initiate; see begin 1 , cause 2 .
8. [To appoint]
Syn. name, select, constitute; see assign 1 , delegate 1 , 2 .
9. [To offer]
Syn. proffer, tender, advance; see offer 1 .
10. [To wage]
Syn. carry on, conduct, engage in; see wage .
11. [To enact]
Syn. decree, legislate, establish; see declare 1 , enact .
12. [To prepare]
Syn. get ready, arrange, adjust; see cook , prepare 1 .
13. [To perform]
Syn. do, carry through, execute; see perform 1 .
14. [To move]
Syn. proceed, advance, go; see move 1 .
15. [To utter]
Syn. deliver, give, present; see address 2 .
on the make*,
Syn. belligerent, deSirous, lustful; see aggressive 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
brand, kind, variety, model, style.
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v.
1. form construct, fabricate, create, originate, concoct, manufacture, build, assemble, compose, produce, devise, shape, fashion, *slap together, cook up, brew.
2. cause bring about, effect, effectuate, start, generate, produce, do, accomplish.
3. force compel, impel, coerce, prevail upon, press, pressure, oblige, railroad, arm twist, *strong-arm, require.
4. elect appoint, vote in, designate, name, assign, install.
5. earn bring in, clear, *take home, gross, net, reap, gain.
ANT.: 1. disassemble, dismantle, destroy, obliterate. 5. spend, pay, *blow, lose
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To cause to come into existence: beget, breed, create, engender, father, hatch, originate, parent, procreate, produce, sire, spawn. Idiom: give birth (or rise) to. See MAKE. 2. To be the cause of: bring, bring about, bring on, cause, effect, effectuate, generate, induce, ingenerate, lead to, occasion, result in, secure, set off, stir1 (up), touch off, trigger. Idioms: bring to pass (or effect), give rise to. See START. 3. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials: assemble, build, construct, fabricate, fashion, forge1, frame, manufacture, mold, produce, put together, shape. See MAKE. 4. To cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action: get, have. See CAUSE. 5. To select for an office or position: appoint, designate, name, nominate, tap1. See CHOICE. 6. To cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance: coerce, compel, constrain, force, obligate, oblige, pressure. See ATTACK. 7. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose: fit1, fix, prepare, prime, ready. See PREPARED. 8. To put in force or cause to be by legal authority: constitute, enact, establish, legislate, promulgate. See ACTION, MAKE, POLITICS. 9. To journey over (a specified distance): cover. Informal: do. See MOVE. 10. To proceed in a specified direction: bear, go, head, set out, strike out. See APPROACH. 11. To receive, as wages, for one's labor: earn, gain, get, win. Informal: pull down. Idioms: earn (or make) a living, earn one's keep. See GIVE, MONEY. 12. To be the constituent parts of. Also used with up: compose, constitute, form. See BE.

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