(ergative, regional or dialectal) To close or shut.
Please make the door to.
Origin of make-to
Probably from a calque of Germanmach zu (“put to, shut, close”).
Make-to Sentence Examples
The feeling that Austria could be compelled by imperial ordinance under paragraph 14 to acquiesce in whatever concessions the crown might make to Hungary galled Austrian public opinion and prepared it for coming changes.
The conception of the standard of life involves also some estimate of the efforts and sacrifices people are prepared to make to obtain it; of their ideals and character; of the relative strength of the different motives which usually determine their conduct.
These men told him that they had no offering to make to him except their lives; for pay they only required instruction in his religion; and they professed themselves ready to die in his service.
He was not present at the congress, and consequently escaped the popular odium for the concessions which Russia had to make to Great Britain and Austria.