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  • 1 make allowances for — make allowance for 1) you must make allowances for delays Syn: take into consideration, take into account, bear in mind, have regard to, provide for, plan for, make plans for, get ready for, allow for, make provision for, make preparations for,… …

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  • 2 make allowances for — (someone/something) to consider particular facts relating to someone or something. We try to make allowances for our students different language backgrounds. When planning a trip, you have to make allowances for things that you can t know ahead… …

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  • 3 make time for — make time (for) phrase to find time to do something or be with someone in spite of being busy He’s finding it difficult to make time for his children. Thesaurus: to find, or to have enough time for somethingsynonym Main entry: make …

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  • 4 make time for — (something) to allow time for something in particular. On the flight back to Washington, the president made time for reporters questions. I try to make time to run at least four times a week …

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  • 5 make way for — (something) to create space for something else. Some fine old buildings have been torn down to make way for an ugly new parking garage …

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  • 6 make allowances for — see under ↑allow • • • Main Entry: ↑make …

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  • 7 make allowance for — index discount (reduce), extenuate, palliate (excuse), provide (arrange for) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wil …

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  • 8 make provision for — index bestow, cover (provide for), endue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 make tracks (for) — informal leave (for a place). → track …

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  • 10 make tracks for — ► make tracks (for) informal leave (for a place). Main Entry: ↑track …

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  • 11 make interest for — (obsolete) To secure favour for • • • Main Entry: ↑interest …

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  • 12 make accountable for — index encumber (financially obligate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 make allowances for — index countenance, excuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 make application for — index desire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 make defense for — index justify, support (justify) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 make excuses for — index extenuate, justify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 make payment for — index purchase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 make provisions for — index nurture Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 make responsible for — index commit (entrust), encumber (financially obligate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 make up for — index compensate (counterbalance), outbalance, recoup (reimburse), redeem (satisfy debts), redress, remunerate …

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