Idioms about made
- to be assured or confident of success: With a straight A average he's got it made.
- to have achieved success, especially wealth, status, or the like.
OTHER WORDS FROM madehalf-made, adjectiveun·der·made, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mademade , maid
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MORE ABOUT MADE
What is a basic definition of made?
Made is the past tense and past participle of the verb make, meaning to create from materials. As an adjective, made describes something as being built or fashioned in a certain way or something that is guaranteed to have success or good fortune in the future. Made has a few other senses as an adjective.
Made is a past tense verb that means to have been produced, fashioned, or built out of materials or components.
- Real-life examples: Many products are made in China. Toys, electronics, furniture, and many other things are made in factories. Spider webs are made by spiders.
- Used in a sentence: Maria’s kids made a big mess in the living room.
As an adjective, made describes something as having been produced or manufactured in a specific way.
- Used in a sentence: The bridge was well made and lasted for centuries.
Made can also describe something as being ensured future success or having a very bright future. Usually, this sense refers to a person being very rich or having a luxurious lifestyle. This sense is used in the phrase to have it made.
- Used in a sentence: With her hundreds of servants to wait on her, Lori’s got it made!
Where does made come from?
Made is the past tense of the word make. The first records of make come from before the 900s. It ultimately comes from the Old English verb macian.
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What are some other forms related to made?
- half-made (adjective)
- undermade (adjective)
What are some synonyms for made?
What are some words that share a root or word element with made?
What are some words that often get used in discussing made?
What are some words made may be commonly confused with?
How is made used in real life?
Made is a very common word that means to have been created, manufactured, or built.
80% of the UK’s bread is made by a process so nutritionally barren that vitamins must be added back in by law.
— Quite Interesting (@qikipedia) December 16, 2020
#Vikings shields were usually round, made of wood, and covered in leather with the rim strengthened by an iron band.
— HISTORY (@HISTORY) April 25, 2014
If giving advice to people who don’t listen could be a career… I’d be a made man. Too many “I told you so” moments.
— George Flopez (@hancholo509) July 17, 2020
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True or False?
If a boat was made in France, it means that it was destroyed there.
How to use made in a sentence
But the tide was turning on this issue, an email from another constituent made clear.
In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.
The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But Republican and Democratic parties have made efforts to reverse that trend.
In this way bundles of the plants are easily made, and in most cases these can be readily carried about.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
With every allusion that Ramona made to the saints' statues, Alessandro's desire to procure one for her deepened.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
Only in the carnage of the head, the tilt of the chin, was the insolence expressed that had made her many enemies.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for made
Other Idioms and Phrases with made
In addition to the idioms beginning with made
- made for each other
- made of money
- made to measure
- made to order
- have it made
Also see undermake.