To Make As If
On this page:
Definition of the verb to make as if
What does to make as if mean as a doing phrase?
- begin or appear to begin an action
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for To Make As If
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers by John Jamieson
rich ge-laat-en, to make as if. Many view MoesG. liutei, guile, as the radical term. Ihre prefers Su.G. lat, later, manulers, behaviour. Lye explains the prov. term leeten praese ferre; and refers to A.S. lytig, astutus; MoesG. litutei, dolus; ( infa, hypocrita; adding that the lcelanders retain the root, in laet-a simulare. W. L. Alt. 2. To mention, or give a hint of, any thing. Nevir leet, make no mention of it, S.B. To let on, is now more generally used in the same sensc. (1.) To seem to observe any ...
To make as if, to show ; to appear ; to carry appearance. To make away with, to kill ; to destroy. To make for, to move towards ; to direct a course towards ; to tend to advantage ; to favour. To make against, to tend to injury. To make out, to succeed ; to have success at last. To make up, to approach. To make up for, to compensate ; to supply by an equivalent. To makeup with, to settle differences ; to become friends. 705 MAKE MAKE.
On the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Also, a Supplement Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms and Phrases in ... Literature, Science, and Art, Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie
–To make as if, to show; to appear; to carry appearance.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for To Make As If
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Share this page
Go to the wordplay of To Make As If for some fun with words!