These children made cookies.
- The definition of made is invented or created, often in a particular manner.
An example of made used as an adjective is in the phrase "hand made" which means made by hand.
- To have made is defined as to have created something.
An example of made is to have baked cookies yesterday.
- constructed; shaped; formed; manufactured: a well-made play, Swiss-made knife
- produced artificially: made ground, from filling in a swamp
- invented; contrived: a made word
- Now Rare prepared from various ingredients: a made dish
- sure of success: a made man
have (got) it made
- Produced or manufactured by constructing, shaping, or forming. Often used in combination: handmade lace; ready-made suits.
- Produced or created artificially: bought some made goods at the crafts fair.
- Having been invented; contrived: These made excuses of yours aren't plausible.
- Assured of success: a made man.
From Middle English mathe, from Old English maÃ¾u, maÃ¾a (“maggot, worm, grub"), from Proto-Germanic *maÃ¾Ã´ (“maggot"), from Proto-Indo-European *mot-, *mat- (“worm, grub, caterpillar, moth"). Cognate with Scots mathe, maithe (“maggot"), Dutch made (“maggot"), German Made (“maggot"). More at maggot.
- Simple past tense and past participle of make.