What is another word for making up?

Pronunciation: [mˌe͡ɪkɪŋ ˈʌp] (IPA)

Making up is a common phrase that refers to reconciling with someone after a disagreement or argument. However, there are many synonyms that can be used interchangeably with this phrase. For instance, patching up, reconciling, and settling differences are all synonymous with making up. Another similar term is to make amends, which implies that the person is attempting to correct their wrongdoing or mistake to repair the relationship. Relating words are also used to describe the process of making up, such as repairing, restoring, and healing. Whatever word or phrase you choose to use, the important thing is to emphasize the act of forgiveness and reconciliation in repairing relationships.

What are the hypernyms for Making up?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Making up

  • The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind.
    Mortimer Adler
  • In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk.
    John Badham
  • I'm not making up my mind about anything right now. Things are happening so quickly for me, and I'm still in the thinking stage.
    Patsy Cline
  • Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend.
    Tony Dorsett
  • I think a lot of composers get into trouble just making up a plot and expecting an audience to follow that.
    John Eaton

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