To make up


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To make up to become reconciled or friendly.
    • To make up To collect into a sum or mass; as, to make up the amount of rent; to make up a bundle or package.
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  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    “A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.”
  • Bob Dylan
    “Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “No one can make us angry. People can say and do things to us but it is still up to us as individuals to do what we want with our emotions in response to those things.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “There are only two things you HAVE TO do in life. You HAVE TO die. You HAVE TO live until you die. You make up all the rest.”
  • Dale Carnegie
    “You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
    “A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”


In literature:

There was only a minute to make up her mind.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
She had seemed to be thinking intently, as if making up her mind how to begin.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I wonder how many of these beasties would go to make up my sergeant's horse!
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
Isn't there anything that I can do to make it up to you, somehow?
"The Farringdons" by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
Thinking things over in the night, I decided to wait until after breakfast before making up my mind to anything irrevocable.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I noted them down as I read them along, And I've put them together to make up my song.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
I think I must go hunt up their mammas, and beg them to give their little sensitive plants more air and sunshine, to make them hardy.
"Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends" by Fanny Fern
Finally, with a sigh of resignation, he seemed to make up his mind to tell the truth.
"Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I was dosed and plastered and put to bed at 8:30 to make up for all the sleep I'd lost at the other end of the day.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Therefore, Edwards, you will be required to make up nearly a month's work in French.
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour

In poetry:

What a difference it makes!
How it melts the filmy gloom!
What a little more it takes
Much to brighten up a room!
"Cottage-Songs" by George MacDonald
Though all things breathe or sound of fight
That yet make up your spell,
To bid you were to bid the light
"Adieux à Marie Stuart" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
A waterman came up to her,—
"Now, young woman," said he,
"If you weep on so, you will make
Eye-water in the sea."
"Faithless Sally Brown" by Thomas Hood
To be up in the heavens afar,
Miles above all the rest,
Would make a star not the greatest star,
Only the dreariest.
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
A vague and starry magic
Makes all things mysteries,
And lures the earth's dumb spirit
Up to the longing skies:
I seem to hear dim whispers,
And tremulous replies.
"Midnight" by James Russell Lowell
O, where are you going, "Goodspeed" and "Discovery"?
With meek "Susan Constant" to make up the three?
We're going to settle the wilds of Virginia,
For gold and adventure we're crossing the sea.
"Southern Ships And Settlers" by Stephen Vincent Benet

In news:

Giants' Prince Amukamara says he's ready to make up for lost time.
Johnson has a lot of ground to make up to win Sprint Cup.
Clinton visit a chance to make up with Laos.
Obama's full-court press to make up with business community.
Editorial It should be of serious concern to residents that Kirksville's government is being forced to make up possibly $250,000 annually in unmetered water payments.
To prepare, I ask students to make up a certain number of questions and answers based upon what they have been taught.
Being an adult means that when you screw up and make a mistake, you say you are sorry and try to make amends to the people you have hurt.
0Some farmers will need assistance to make up for profit loss.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez can't seem to make up their minds about the status of their relationship.
The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't take long to make up for Denver's defensive touchdown.
Summer school is a sacrifice for students, whether they enroll to make up a failed class or rack up extra credits.
The $2 billion cut by delaying or halting 808 projects statewide wasn't enough to make up the projected $2.6 billion shortfall over the next six years.
Tiki Barber can't seem to make up his mind about Tom Coughlin.
Daphne students to be in class Dec 20-21 to make up days missed due to sewage mix-up.
There is a column that requires my initials/signature when they come to make up the assignment which helps me remember when to wait for a student (or make sure I'm there early).

In science:

In the second step, we solve the patch up problem to make the graph Eulerian.
A Randomized Rounding Algorithm for the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem
Although such advantages make k-NN classification very attractive to practitioners, it is an algorithmic challenge to speed-up k-NN queries and design schemes that scale-up well with large dimensional datasets (Shakhnarovich et al, 2006).
Boosting k-NN for categorization of natural scenes
It makes sense to first restrict the problem to describing, up to isomorphism, all locally simple subalgebras of diagonal Lie algebras.
Locally simple subalgebras of diagonal Lie algebras
Regarding the f irst point we can stress that other approaches make use of the Seiberg–Witten map beforehand to set up a commutative version in order to handle the embedding.
Noncommutativity and Duality through the Symplectic Embedding Formalism
To do this, the pipeline applies an array of scale factors to the channel images making up the cube, compensating for the overall spectral response.
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory