Phrasal Verb 'Make up'

We have 5 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Make up'.

Make up

Stop being angry with someone

Example: They are always arguing, but they MAKE UP again very quickly.

Make up

Put on cosmetics

Example: She went to the bathroom to MAKE her face UP.

Make up

Invent a story

Example: They MADE UP an excuse for being late.

Make up for


Example: I sent her a present to try to MAKE UP FOR my appalling behaviour.

Make up to

Increase a sum received to a higher figure

Example: The charity collected £24,517.57, and the anonymous donor MADE the total UP TO £25,000'