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
I'll give you till early to-morrow morning to make up your mind.
"A Hungarian Nabob" by Maurus Jókai
How I longed for my master to make up his mind and go to the breakfast!
"The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch" by Talbot Baines Reed
He picked it up, and for a moment the sporting instinct prompted him to make a rush.
"The Cock-House at Fellsgarth" by Talbot Baines Reed
They're all going to turn up, and old Hodder's to make a speech.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
How were we ever to make up that tremendous gap?
"Parkhurst Boys" by Talbot Baines Reed
However, he hoped by activity to make up for that deficiency.
"The Rival Crusoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Death departed and sought by means of a few wars and pestilences to make up for lost time.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
The muscles are like the various bits of machinery which go to make up a steam engine.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
I can't seem to make up my mind just what is right.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
From these and what followed he was able to make up a coherent outline of the offence of which he was being accused.
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton

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
After creation of the task list a raw design of our application was needed so we could visualize our ideas in order to make up a planning.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
This implies that the monomials that make up the restriction to Tλ of ˜Pi have at least l − 1 products of functions of type V whenever they have l products of the functions of type III.
The integrability of the periodic Full Kostant-Toda on a simple Lie algebra
This requires to define the right notion of geometric supermanifolds which make up the relevant bordism categories.
Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology
However, to make this naive picture work, care has to be taken to form both the intersection (critical locus) and the quotient (by symmetries) not naively but up to homotopy in derived geometry [Lur09a].
Survey of mathematical foundations of QFT and perturbative string theory
In the example, this blowing-up is enough to make (X, D) semi-snc.
Resolution of singularities of pairs preserving semi-simple normal crossings
This method of sampling has been used to create the test data sequences that make up the Generic Compression Benchmark (Mahoney, 2008).
An Approximation of the Universal Intelligence Measure
Since E is effectively open, the latter can happen at most 2{δσ many times: each time it happens, a subset of Es of size δσ {2 is removed from Uσ s , and it is never returned to Uσ , as new measure supplied to σ after stage s is disjoint from Es . which make up Wσ s .
Strong jump traceability and Demuth randomness
Farihi et al. (2006, 2010) pursued a complementary approach to investigate the make-up of the known WDMS binary population, obtaining high spatial resolution imaging with HST /ACS.
Post common envelope binaries from SDSS. XII: The orbital period distribution
Although this result turns up metal-poor populations not seen in M giants, it is difficult to make conclusions about the overall MD F of the Sgr stream or progenitor based on biased metallicity tracers such as BHB stars and M giants.
Kinematics and Chemistry of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and Constraints on the Milky Way Mass Distribution
Provided A’s next move is not on the vertex w, or on the neighbors of v or w, it is close to at most one of the three paths which make up H (this follows from properties 4 and 5).
On the game chromatic number of sparse random graphs