Definition of maker in English:

maker

noun

  • 1[usually in combination] A person or thing that makes or produces something:

    ‘film-makers’
    ‘a cabinetmaker’
    • ‘This means generic drug makers can legitimately produce cheaper copycat versions of the drugs.’
    • ‘The antivirus software maker blamed unsold inventory and a general sales slowdown for the slump.’
    • ‘Neither the Mac maker nor chip manufacturer have commented on the claim.’
    • ‘The networks, of course, don't really care about how easy it is for phone makers to design phones.’
    • ‘If demand were normal, motherboard makers wouldn't be bothered about a high inventory.’
    • ‘It's likely to include some author of programme maker plugging their wares at some point.’
    • ‘He praised the fridge makers for allowing recycling to become just another cost of manufacturing.’
    • ‘Is it more like a rubber stamp of approval for anything the vaccine makers want as a required vaccine?’
    • ‘So watch out all you mobile phone makers, all you console vendors, all you PC producers.’
    • ‘The court, however, has chided the software maker for failing to produce much in the way of evidence at all.’
    • ‘We're trying to find the origin of the maker and also the end user of these products.’
    • ‘If it is applicable, it results in a contract being construed against its maker.’
    • ‘Increased competition from generic drug makers have hit sales of their patented products.’
    • ‘Since then, chip makers have been scaling back production, and inventories have fallen.’
    • ‘The handset makers have been instrumental in various moves designed to accelerate uptake of Java.’
    • ‘The strategy switch came as Dataquest issued a warning to PC makers not to get stuck with inventory.’
    • ‘Sound of Music is a one man show - there are no producers or tea makers, just me and my music.’
    • ‘And the car maker has taken up the challenge by designing a vehicle with women in mind.’
    • ‘Tape deck manufacturers, cassette makers, etc. all pay up and have been doing so for years.’
    • ‘In the latter case they were usually standard commercial products of the panel maker.’
    creator, manufacturer, builder, constructor, producer, fabricator, author, architect, designer, framer, originator, inventor, founder, father
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  • 2God.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Our Maker wants us to succeed, to fulfill our unique spiritual purpose, and to discover and cocreate the life of our dreams.’
    god, creator, prime mover, master of the universe
    him upstairs, the man upstairs
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Phrases

  • meet one's maker

    • humorous Die:

      ‘the film ended as poor Eddie met his Maker’
      • ‘For those of you, and there are so many, who will miss him, take comfort in the fact that he was set to meet his Maker.’
      • ‘In those days the retirement age was 55, after which a person could go home and prepare to meet his Maker.’
      • ‘But I do believe in God and I am not frightened to meet my Maker after death.’
      • ‘Remember, some day each and every one of us will meet our Maker.’
      • ‘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.’
      die, lose one's life, be killed, fall, expire, meet one's death, be lost, lay down one's life, breathe one's last, draw one's last breath, pass away, go the way of all flesh, give up the ghost, go to glory, meet one's maker, go to one's last resting place, cross the great divide
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Pronunciation:

maker

/ˈmeɪkə/