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make away, (1) put an end to, destroy 2H6 III. i. 167 “to make away my guiltless life,” Ven. 763 “So in thyself thyself art made away,” Sonn. xi. 8 “And three-score year would make the world away,” (2) intr. set out R3 IV. iv. 528 (Qq); make forth, go forward, advance H5 II. iv. 5, Cæs. V. i. 25; make out, sally forth Tw.N. II. v. 66; make up, (1) complete R3 I. i. 21 “sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up,” Cym. IV. ii. 109 “Being scarce made up . . . to man” ; (2) get together, collect 2H6 II. i. 39 “Make up no factious numbers,” Cæs. IV. iii. 207; (3) compile, draw up H8 I. i. 75; (4) form (a total) LLL. IV. iii. 207; (5) constitute, compose 3H6 I. iv. 25 “The sands . . . that make up my life,” Rom. V. i. 48 “to make up a show” ; (6) set out the items of (an account) Cor. I. i. 150 “make my audit up” ; (7) come to (a decision) Troil. II. ii. 170 “to make up a free determination” ; pass. (?) to have made up one's mind John II. i. 541* “I know she is not for this match made up” (F1); intr. Lr. I. i. 209 “Election makes not up on such conditions” (=does not come to a decision).
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