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  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make at — To make a hostile movement against • • • Main Entry: ↑make …   Useful english dictionary

  • hostile — [[t]hɒ̱staɪl, AM t(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to/towards n If you are hostile to another person or an idea, you disagree with them or disapprove of them, often showing this in your behaviour. Many people felt would be hostile to the idea of… …   English dictionary

  • Hostile environment sexual harassment — In employment law, hostile environment sexual harassment refers to a situation where employees in a workplace are subject to a pattern of exposure to unwanted sexual behavior from persons other than an employee s direct supervisor where… …   Wikipedia

  • hostile — hos|tile [ˈhɔstaıl US ˈha:stl, ˈha:staıl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin hostilis, from hostis stranger, enemy ] 1.) angry and deliberately unfriendly towards someone and ready to argue with them ▪ Southampton fans gave their… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hostile — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, seem ▪ become, turn ▪ remain ▪ make sb …   Collocations dictionary

  • Hostile Takeover Bid — An attempt to take over a company without the approval of the company s board of directors. When vying for control of a publicly traded firm, the acquirer attempting the hostile takeover may proceed to bypass board approval in one of two ways… …   Investment dictionary

  • To make as if — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make as though — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make at — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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