English: make

English verb 'make' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to make
Participle: made
Gerund: making

Indicative

Present

Imake
youmake
he;she;itmakes
wemake
youmake
theymake

Perfect

Ihave made
youhave made
he;she;ithas made
wehave made
youhave made
theyhave made

Past

Imade
youmade
he;she;itmade
wemade
youmade
theymade

Pluperfect

Ihad made
youhad made
he;she;ithad made
wehad made
youhad made
theyhad made

Future

Iwill make
youwill make
he;she;itwill make
wewill make
youwill make
theywill make

Future perfect

Iwill have made
youwill have made
he;she;itwill have made
wewill have made
youwill have made
theywill have made

Subjunctive

Present

Imake
youmake
he;she;itmake
wemake
youmake
theymake

Perfect

Ihave made
youhave made
he;she;ithave made
wehave made
youhave made
theyhave made

Imperfect

Imade
youmade
he;she;itmade
wemade
youmade
theymade

Pluperfect

Ihad made
youhad made
he;she;ithad made
wehad made
youhad made
theyhad made

Conditional

Present

Iwould make
youwould make
he;she;itwould make
wewould make
youwould make
theywould make

Perfect

Iwould have made
youwould have made
he;she;itwould have made
wewould have made
youwould have made
theywould have made

Imperative

youmake
weLet's make
youmake

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam making
youare making
he;she;itis making
weare making
youare making
theyare making

Perfect

Ihave been making
youhave been making
he;she;ithas been making
wehave been making
youhave been making
theyhave been making

Past

Iwas making
youwere making
he;she;itwas making
wewere making
youwere making
theywere making

Pluperfect

Ihad been making
youhad been making
he;she;ithad been making
wehad been making
youhad been making
theyhad been making

Future

Iwill be making
youwill be making
he;she;itwill be making
wewill be making
youwill be making
theywill be making

Future perfect

Iwill have been making
youwill have been making
he;she;itwill have been making
wewill have been making
youwill have been making
theywill have been making

Conditional

Present

Iwould be making
youwould be making
he;she;itwould be making
wewould be making
youwould be making
theywould be making

Perfect

Iwould have been making
youwould have been making
he;she;itwould have been making
wewould have been making
youwould have been making
theywould have been making

Verbs conjugated like make

make, remake,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English weak verb macian (make).

Etymology

O.E. macian, from W.Gmc. *makojanan (cf. O.S. makon, O.Fris. makia "to build, make," M.Du. maken, O.H.G. mahhon, Ger. machen), from PIE *mag- "to knead, mix, make" (see may). Sense evolution probably is via prehistoric houses built of mud. Gradually replaced the main O.E. word, gewyrcan (see work). Meaning "to arrive at" (a place), first attested c.1624, originally was nautical. Formerly used in many places where specific verbs now are used, e.g. to make Latin (c.1500) "to write Latin compositions." This broader usage survives in some phrases, e.g. to make water "to urinate," to make a book "arrange a series of bets" (1828), make hay "to turn over mown grass to expose it to sun." Make do "manage with what is available" is attested from 1899. Make out "get along" is first recorded 1609, sense of "understand" is from 1646, sexual sense first recorded 1939. Make time "go fast" is 1887; make tracks in this sense is from 1834. Make the grade is 1912, perhaps from the notion of railway engines going up an incline. To make up "end a quarrel, reconcile" is from 1669. Phrase on the make "intent on profit or advancement" is from 1869. To make a federal case out of (something) popularized in 1959 movie "Anatomy of a Murder;" to make an offer (one) can't refuse is from Mario Puzo's 1969 novel "The Godfather." To make (one's) day is from 1909; menacing make my day is from 1971, popularized by Clint Eastwood in film "Sudden Impact" (1983).