make for

make for
1.
Move toward, go toward, strike for.
2.
Favor, tend to the advantage of.

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  • make for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make for : present tense I/you/we/they make for he/she/it makes for present participle making for past tense made for past participle made for 1) make for something to move towards a place He picked up his… …   English dictionary

  • make for — 1) she made for the door Syn: go for/toward, head for/toward, aim for, make one s way toward, move toward, direct one s steps toward, steer a course toward, be bound for, make a beeline for 2) constant arguing doesn t make for a happy marriage… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you make for a place, you move towards it. [V P n] He rose from his seat and made for the door. Syn: head for 2) PHRASAL VERB If something makes for another thing, it causes or helps to cause that thing to happen or exist.… …   English dictionary

  • make for — phr verb Make for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑exit, ↑reading …   Collocations dictionary

  • make for — go toward, start in the direction of As soon as it began to become dark we decided to make for a quiet place to set up a camp …   Idioms and examples

  • ˈmake for sth — phrasal verb 1) to move towards a place He picked up his umbrella and made for the door.[/ex] 2) to help to make something possible The new computers make for much greater efficiency.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • make for — 1》 move towards. 2》 tend to result in or be received as. 3》 (be made for) be eminently suited for (a particular function or person). → make …   English new terms dictionary

  • make for — {v.} To go toward; start in the direction of. * /The children took their ice skates and made for the frozen pond./ * /The bee got his load of pollen and made for the hive./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make for — {v.} To go toward; start in the direction of. * /The children took their ice skates and made for the frozen pond./ * /The bee got his load of pollen and made for the hive./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make for — verb a) To set out to go (someplace); to move towards. He makes for England, there to claim the crown. b) To tend to produce or result in. [H]e disapp …   Wiktionary

  • make\ for — v To go toward; start in the direction of. The children took their ice skates and made for the frozen pond. The bee got his load of pollen and made for the hive …   Словарь американских идиом

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