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made

 (mād)
v.
Past tense and past participle of make.
adj.
1. Produced or manufactured by constructing, shaping, or forming. Often used in combination: handmade lace; ready-made suits.
2. Produced or created artificially: bought some made goods at the crafts fair.
3. Having been invented; contrived: These made excuses of yours aren't plausible.
4. Assured of success: a made man.
Idiom:
made for
Perfectly suited for: They're really made for each other.

made

(meɪd)
vb
the past tense and past participle of make1
adj
1. artificially produced
2. (in combination) produced or shaped as specified: handmade.
3. get it made have it made informal to be assured of success
4. made of money very rich

made

(meɪd)

v.
1. pt. and pp. of make.
adj.
2. produced (often used in combination): machine-made clothes.
3. artificially produced; not originating in nature: made fur.
4. invented; concocted: a made story.
5. prepared from several ingredients: a made dish.
6. assured of success: a made man.
Idioms:
have it made, Informal. to be confident or possessed of success.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.made - produced by a manufacturing processmade - produced by a manufacturing process; "bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails"
ready-made - made for purchase and immediate use
2.made - (of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in ordermade - (of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order; "a neatly made bed"
unmade - (of a bed) not having the sheets and blankets set in order; "an unmade bed with tangled sheets and blankets"
3.made - successful or assured of successmade - successful or assured of success; "now I am a made man forever"- Christopher Marlowe
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
Translations
biti sestavljen izizdelan

made

[ˈmeɪd]
pt
pp of make
to have it made → être bien parti(e)
see also make

made

v. pret. pp. de to make, hecho-a, producido-a.

made

pret & pp de make
References in classic literature ?
Shiv, who poured the harvest and made the winds to blow, Sitting at the doorways of a day of long ago, Gave to each his portion, food and toil and fate, From the King upon the guddee to the Beggar at the gate.
There are a few who will not admit that the affairs of trade and navigation should be regulated by a system cautiously formed and steadily pursued; and that both our treaties and our laws should correspond with and be made to promote it.
I think perhaps I should have made a show of the indignation I really felt, and I am sure that Colonel MacAndrew at least would have thought well of me if I had been able to report my stout refusal to sit at the same table with a man of such character.
As I flatter myself the observations made in a preceding number upon this part of the plan must have sufficed to place it, to a discerning eye, in a very favorable light, I shall here content myself with offering only some supplementary remarks, principally with a view to the objections which have been just stated.
The innkeeper had a wife whose disposition was not such as those of her calling commonly have, for she was by nature kind-hearted and felt for the sufferings of her neighbours, so she at once set about tending Don Quixote, and made her young daughter, a very comely girl, help her in taking care of her guest.
The Scarecrow had made a quick trip and returned to the Emerald City with his left ear freshly painted.
If, however, a caterpillar were taken out of a hammock made up, for instance, to the third stage, and were put into one finished up to the sixth stage, so that much of its work was already done for it, far from feeling the benefit of this, it was much embarrassed, and, in order to complete its hammock, seemed forced to start from the third stage, where it had left off, and thus tried to complete the already finished work.
Towards night, I fixed upon a proper place, under a rock, and marked out a semicircle for my encampment; which I resolved to strengthen with a work, wall, or fortification, made of double piles, lined within with cables, and without with turf.
As soon as the snow had packed hard, I began to drive about the country in a clumsy sleigh that Otto Fuchs made for me by fastening a wooden goods-box on bobs.
There is good reason to believe that this company can be easily made up in this immediate vicinity, of mutual friends and acquaintances.
On the day I was born we bought six hair-bottomed chairs, and in our little house it was an event, the first great victory in a woman's long campaign; how they had been laboured for, the pound-note and the thirty threepenny-bits they cost, what anxiety there was about the purchase, the show they made in possession of the west room, my father's unnatural coolness when he brought them in
Well, I warn you that you are trifling with the child's health, and depending too much on the seeming improvement she has made this year.