Definition of maker in English:

maker

Pronunciation /ˈmākər/ /ˈmeɪkər/

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noun

  • 1usually in combination A person or thing that makes or produces something.

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

    (also our, the, Maker)
    God; the Creator.

    ‘Our Maker wants us to succeed, to fulfill our unique spiritual purpose, and to discover and cocreate the life of our dreams.’
    • ‘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.’
    God, Creator, Prime Mover, master of the universe
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Phrases

    meet one's Maker
    humorous
    • Die.

      ‘the film ended as poor Eddie met his 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.’
      • ‘Remember, some day each and every one of us will meet our Maker.’
      • ‘But I do believe in God and I am not frightened to meet my Maker after death.’
      • ‘In those days the retirement age was 55, after which a person could go home and prepare to meet 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.’