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English noun: make-up

1. make-up (event) an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event


SamplesHe missed the test and had to take a makeup.
The two teams played a makeup one week later.


Synonymsmakeup


Broader (hypernym)event

2. make-up (attribute) the way in which someone or something is composed


Synonymscomposition, constitution, makeup, physical composition


Broader (hypernym)property


Narrower (hyponym)genetic constitution, genotype, grain, karyotype, phenotype, structure, texture

3. make-up (artifact) cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance


Synonymsmakeup, war paint


Broader (hypernym)cosmetic


Narrower (hyponym)blackface, blusher, eyebrow pencil, eyeliner, eyeshadow, face powder, greasepaint, kohl, lip rouge, lip-gloss, lipstick, mascara, paint, rouge









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