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maker

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪkə
 
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Definition of maker in English:

noun

1 [usually in combination] A person or thing that makes or produces something: film-makers a cabinetmaker
More example sentences
  • This means generic drug makers can legitimately produce cheaper copycat versions of the drugs.
  • Sound of Music is a one man show - there are no producers or tea makers, just me and my music.
  • The court, however, has chided the software maker for failing to produce much in the way of evidence at all.
Synonyms
2 (our, the, etc. Maker) God.
Example sentences
  • Our Maker wants us to succeed, to fulfill our unique spiritual purpose, and to discover and cocreate the life of our dreams.
  • I'm looking ahead to the next 50 and all that this ol' life has to offer untill my maker calls me home!!
  • But I do believe in the Maker, and that he probably has a plan.
Synonyms
God, Creator, Prime Mover, master of the universe
humorous Him upstairs, the man upstairs

Phrases

meet one's Maker

1
chiefly humorous Die: the film ended as poor Eddie met his Maker
More example sentences
  • Now do the rest of the world a favor and meet your Maker.
  • I thought at that point the carriage was going to roll over and I thought we were going to meet our Maker.
  • Remember, some day each and every one of us will meet our Maker.

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