Make-do definitions

māk'do͝o'
A substitute for something unobtainable at the time; a makeshift.
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A temporary or makeshift expedient.
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(intransitive, idiomatic, informal) To survive, get by with, or use whatever is available (due to lack of resources)

There is barely enough money, so we will have to make do with what we have.

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(informal) To put into action.

Make the movie do! (Put on the movie!)

Brandon’s makin’ the grill do so we can get to eatin’.

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(informal) To use for one's purpose something worn, defective, or intended for another purpose.
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