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make up

make up

 
See:
make
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to form or be the parts of.
My family is made up of my parents, my brother, and me.
similar words:
compose, create
definition 2: to do something to make things right again.
He brought flowers to make up for hurting his girlfriend's feelings.
definition 3: to invent something using your mind.
She made up an excuse to stay home from school.
definition 4: to become friends again after a fight.
Carol and Ron made up.