The difference between Make and Place

When used as nouns, make means brand or kind, whereas place means an open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard.

When used as verbs, make means to build, construct, or produce, whereas place means to put (an object or person) in a specific location.

check bellow for the other definitions of Make and Place

  1. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To create. To build, construct, or produce. To write or compose. To bring about; to effect or produce by means of some action. To create (the universe), especially from nothing.


    "We made a bird feeder for our yard."

    "I'll make a man out of him yet."

    "I made a poem for her wedding."

    "He made a will."

    "'make war"

    "They were just a bunch of ne'er-do-wells who went around making trouble for honest men."

    "God made earth and heaven."

  2. Make as a verb (intransitive, now mostly, _, colloquial):

    To behave, to act.


    "To make like a deer caught in the headlights."

    "They made nice together, as if their fight never happened."

    "He made as if to punch him, but they both laughed and shook hands."

  3. Make as a verb (intransitive):

    To tend; to contribute; to have effect; with for or against.

  4. Make as a verb:

    To constitute.


    "They make a cute couple."

    "This makes the third infraction."

    "One swallow does not a summer make."

  5. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To add up to, have a sum of.


    "Two and four make six."

  6. Make as a verb (intransitive, construed with ''of'', typically interrogative):

    To interpret.


    "I don’t know what to make of it."

  7. Make as a verb (transitive, usually stressed):

    To bring into success.


    "This company is what made you."

    "She married into wealth and so has it made."

  8. Make as a verb (ditransitive, second object is an adjective or participle):

    To cause to be.


    "synonyms render"

    "The citizens made their objections clear."

    "This might make you a bit woozy."

    "Did I make myself heard?"

    "Scotch will make you a man."

  9. Make as a verb:

    To cause to appear to be; to represent as.

  10. Make as a verb (ditransitive, second object is a verb):

    To cause (to do something); to compel (to do something).


    "You're making her cry."

    "I was made to feel like a criminal."

  11. Make as a verb (ditransitive, second object is a verb, can be stressed for emphasis or clarity):

    To force to do.


    "The teacher made the student study."

    "Don’t let them make you suffer."

  12. Make as a verb (ditransitive, of a fact):

    To indicate or suggest to be.


    "His past mistakes don’t make him a bad person."

  13. Make as a verb (transitive, of a bed):

    To cover neatly with bedclothes.

  14. Make as a verb (transitive, US, _, slang):

    To recognise, identify.

  15. Make as a verb (transitive, colloquial):

    To arrive at a destination, usually at or by a certain time.


    "We should make Cincinnati by 7 tonight."

  16. Make as a verb (intransitive, colloquial):

    To proceed (in a direction).


    "They made westward over the snowy mountains."

    "'Make for the hills! It's a wildfire!"

    "They made away from the fire toward the river."

  17. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To cover (a given distance) by travelling.

  18. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To move at (a speed).


    "The ship could make 20 knots an hour in calm seas."

    "This baby can make 220 miles an hour."

  19. Make as a verb:

    To appoint; to name.

  20. Make as a verb (transitive, slang):

    To induct into the Mafia or a similar organization (as a made man).

  21. Make as a verb (intransitive, colloquial, euphemistic):

    To defecate or urinate.

  22. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To earn, to gain (money, points, membership or status).


    "They hope to make a bigger profit."

    "He didn't make the choir after his voice changed."

    "She made ten points in that game."

  23. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To pay, to cover (an expense);

  24. Make as a verb (obsolete, intransitive):

    To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.


    "rfquotek Chaucer"

    "rfquotek Tennyson"

  25. Make as a verb:

    To enact; to establish.

  26. Make as a verb:

    To develop into; to prove to be.


    "She'll make a fine president."

  27. Make as a verb:

    To form or formulate in the mind.


    "'make plans"

    "'made a questionable decision"

  28. Make as a verb:

    To perform a feat.


    "'make a leap"

    "'make a pass"

    "'make a u-turn"

  29. Make as a verb (obsolete):

    To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make.

  30. Make as a verb (obsolete):

    To increase; to augment; to accrue.

  31. Make as a verb (obsolete):

    To be engaged or concerned in.

  32. Make as a verb (now, archaic):

    To cause to be (in a specified place), used after a subjective .

  33. Make as a verb (transitive, euphemism):

    To take the virginity of.

  34. Make as a verb (transitive):

    To have sexual intercourse with.

  1. Make as a noun (often of a car):

    Brand or kind; often paired with model.


    "What make of car do you drive?"

  2. Make as a noun:

    How a thing is made; construction.

  3. Make as a noun:

    Origin of a manufactured article; manufacture.


    "The camera was of German make."

  4. Make as a noun (uncountable):

    Quantity produced, especially of materials.

  5. Make as a noun (dated):

    The act or process of making something, especially in industrial manufacturing.

  6. Make as a noun:

    A person's character or disposition.

  7. Make as a noun (bridge):

    The declaration of the trump for a hand.

  8. Make as a noun (physics):

    The closing of an electrical circuit.

  9. Make as a noun (computing):

    A software utility for automatically building large applications, or an implementation of this utility.

  10. Make as a noun (slang):

    Recognition or identification, especially from police records or evidence.

  11. Make as a noun (slang, usually in phrase "easy make"):

    Past or future target of seduction (usually female).

  12. Make as a noun (slang, military):

    A promotion.

  13. Make as a noun:

    A home-made project

  14. Make as a noun (basketball):

    A made basket.

  1. Make as a noun (dialectal):

    Mate; a spouse or companion.

  1. Make as a noun (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England, now, rare):

    A halfpenny.

  1. Place as a noun (physical):

    An area; somewhere within an area. An open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard. A group of houses. An inhabited area: a village, town, or city. Any area of the earth: a region. The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit. The area where one lives: one's home, formerly country estates and farms. An area of the skin. An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory. An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.


    "They live at Westminster Place."

    "He is going back to his native place on vacation."

    "We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places."

    "Do you want to come over to my place later?"

  2. Place as a noun:

    A location or position in space.

  3. Place as a noun:

    A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.

  4. Place as a noun:

    A passage or extract from a book or document.

  5. Place as a noun:

    A topic.

  6. Place as a noun:

    A frame of mind.


    "I'm in a strange place at the moment."

  7. Place as a noun:

    A chess position; a square of the chessboard.

  8. Place as a noun (social):

    A responsibility or position in an organization. A role or purpose; a station. The position of a contestant in a competition. The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position. The position as a member of a sports team.


    "It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case."

    "We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place."

    "to win a bet on a horse for place"

    "He lost his place in the national team."

  9. Place as a noun:

    A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.

  10. Place as a noun:

    Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.


    "three decimal places;  the hundreds place'"

  11. Place as a noun:

    Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.


    "That's what I said in the first place!"

  12. Place as a noun:

    Reception; effect; implying the making room for.

  1. Place as a verb (transitive):

    To put (an object or person) in a specific location.


    "He placed the glass on the table."

  2. Place as a verb (intransitive):

    To earn a given spot in a competition. To finish second, especially of horses or dogs.


    "The Cowboys placed third in the league."

    "In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars."

  3. Place as a verb (transitive):

    To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.


    "I've seen him before, but I can't quite place where."

  4. Place as a verb (transitive, in the passive):

    To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.


    "Run Ragged was placed fourth in the race."

  5. Place as a verb (transitive):

    To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.

  6. Place as a verb (transitive):

    To arrange for or to make (a bet).


    "I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls."

  7. Place as a verb (transitive):

    To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.


    "They phoned hoping to place her in the management team."

  8. Place as a verb (sports, transitive):

    To place-kick (a goal).