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374 Verbs That Start With M

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macadam surface with macadam macadamise, macadamize, tarmac
macadamise surface with macadam macadam, macadamize, tarmac
macadamize surface with macadam macadam, macadamise, tarmac
macerate separate into constituents by soaking -
macerate become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking -
macerate soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result -
macerate cause to grow thin or weak waste, emaciate
machicolate supply with projecting galleries -
machinate arrange by systematic planning and united effort prepare, organise, organize, get up, devise
machinate engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together cabal, complot, conjure, conspire
machine turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery -
machine make by machinery -
macrame make knotted patterns -
maculate make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically defile, stain, sully, tarnish
maculate spot, stain, or pollute foul, defile, befoul
madden cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind craze
madden drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves -
madden make mad -
madder color a moderate to strong red -
madrigal sing madrigals -
magnetise attract strongly, as if with a magnet magnetize, spellbind, bewitch, mesmerise, mesmerize
magnetise make magnetic magnetize
magnetize make magnetic magnetise
magnetize attract strongly, as if with a magnet magnetise, spellbind, bewitch, mesmerise, mesmerize
magnify increase in size, volume or significance amplify
magnify to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth overdraw, exaggerate, amplify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate
magnify make large enlarge, blow up
mail send via the postal service get off
mail cause to be directed or transmitted to another place post, send
maim injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation -
mainline inject into the vein -
maintain cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity hold, keep
maintain keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction keep up, preserve, conserve
maintain supply with necessities and support keep, sustain
maintain state categorically assert, asseverate
maintain have and exercise exert, wield
maintain maintain for use and service keep
maintain maintain by writing regular records keep
maintain state or assert defend
maintain support against an opponent uphold
maintain stick to correctly or closely keep, observe
major have as one's principal field of study -
make engage in do
make give certain properties to something get
make make or cause to be or to become create
make cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner induce, get, have, stimulate, cause
make give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally do, cause
make create or manufacture a man-made product create, produce
make make, formulate, or derive in the mind draw
make compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way -
make create by artistic means create
make earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages realise, realize, clear, take in, pull in, gain, bring in, earn
make create or design, often in a certain way do
make to compose or represent constitute, form
make reach a goal reach, progress to, get to
make be or be capable of being changed or made into -
make make by shaping or bringing together constituents -
make perform, produce, or carry out -
make make by combining materials and parts construct, build
make change from one form into another -
make act in a certain way so as to acquire -
make charge with a function; charge to be name, nominate
make achieve a point or goal get, have
make reach a destination, either real or abstract reach, hit, gain, arrive at, attain
make institute, enact, or establish establish, lay down
make carry out or commit -
make form by assembling individuals or constituents -
make organize or be responsible for hold, give, throw, have
make put in order or neaten make up
make head into a specified direction take
make have a bowel movement stool, shit, defecate, ca-ca, crap, take a crap, take a shit
make undergo fabrication or creation -
make be suitable for -
make add up to -
make amount to -
make constitute the essence of -
make appear to begin an activity -
make proceed along a path work
make reach in time -
make gather and light the materials for -
make prepare for eating by applying heat prepare, fix, cook, ready
make induce to have sex score, seduce
make assure the success of -
make represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like pretend, make believe
make consider as being -
make calculate as being -
make cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable -
make favor the development of -
make develop into -
make behave in a certain manner -
make eliminate urine puddle, piddle, relieve oneself, urinate, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piss, wee, wee-wee, spend a penny, take a leak
maledict wish harm upon; invoke evil upon imprecate, damn, curse, anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew
malfunction fail to function or function improperly misfunction
malign speak unfavorably about drag through the mud, badmouth, traduce
malinger avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill skulk
malnourish provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment undernourish
malt treat with malt or malt extract -
malt turn into malt, become malt -
malt convert grain into malt -
malt convert into malt -
maltreat treat badly step, ill-treat, ill-use, mistreat, abuse
malversate appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use misappropriate, defalcate, peculate, embezzle
mambo dance a mambo -
man take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place -
man provide with workers -
manacle confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs cuff, handcuff
manage be successful; achieve a goal negociate, pull off, carry off, bring off
manage be in charge of, act on, or dispose of deal, handle, care
manage succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available make out, deal, get by, contend, make do, grapple, cope
manage watch and direct oversee, superintend, supervise
manage achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods wangle, finagle
manage carry on or function do
manage handle effectively wield, handle
mandate assign under a mandate -
mandate make mandatory -
mandate assign authority to -
manducate chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth jaw, masticate, chew
maneuver direct the course; determine the direction of travelling direct, head, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, guide, steer, channelise, channelize
maneuver act in order to achieve a certain goal manoeuver, manoeuvre
maneuver perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense manoeuver, manoeuvre, operate
mangle press with a mangle -
mangle injure badly by beating maul
mangle alter so as to make unrecognizable murder, mutilate
mangle damage or injure severely mutilate, cut up
manhandle handle roughly -
manicure trim carefully and neatly -
manicure care for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc. -
manifest provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes demonstrate, certify, evidence, attest
manifest record in a ship's manifest -
manifest reveal its presence or make an appearance -
manifold make multiple copies of multiply
manifold combine or increase by multiplication multiply
manipulate influence or control shrewdly or deviously pull strings, pull wires
manipulate hold something in one's hands and move it -
manipulate tamper, with the purpose of deception falsify, misrepresent, wangle, cook, fake, fudge
manipulate manipulate in a fraudulent manner rig
manipulate maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage control, keep in line
manipulate treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed -
manoeuver act in order to achieve a certain goal maneuver, manoeuvre
manoeuver direct the course; determine the direction of travelling direct, head, maneuver, manoeuvre, point, guide, steer, channelise, channelize
manoeuver perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense maneuver, manoeuvre, operate
manoeuvre act in order to achieve a certain goal maneuver, manoeuver
manoeuvre direct the course; determine the direction of travelling direct, head, maneuver, manoeuver, point, guide, steer, channelise, channelize
manoeuvre perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense maneuver, manoeuver, operate
mantle spread over a surface, like a mantle -
mantle cover like a mantle -
manufacture put together out of artificial or natural components or parts construct, fabricate
manufacture concoct something artificial or untrue make up, invent, cook up, fabricate
manufacture produce naturally -
manufacture create or produce in a mechanical way -
manumit free from slavery or servitude emancipate
manure spread manure, as for fertilization muck
map make a map of; show or establish the features of details of -
map explore or survey for the purpose of making a map -
map locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences -
map plan, delineate, or arrange in detail map out
map depict as if on a map -
map to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) represent
mapquest search for a location and directions by means of the MapQuest program -
mar make imperfect spoil, vitiate, impair, deflower
mar destroy or injure severely mutilate
maraud raid and rove in search of booty -
marble paint or stain like marble -
marbleise make something look like marble marbleize
marbleize make something look like marble marbleise
marcel make a marcel in a woman's hair -
march march in a procession process
march force to march -
march walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride -
march march in protest; take part in a demonstration demonstrate
march walk ostentatiously parade, exhibit
march cause to march or go at a marching pace -
march lie adjacent to another or share a boundary edge, border, adjoin, abut, butt, butt against, butt on
marginalise relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people marginalize
marginalize relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people marginalise
marinade soak in marinade marinate
marinate soak in marinade marinade
mark attach a tag or label to label, tag
mark designate as if by a mark -
mark be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense differentiate, distinguish
mark celebrate by some ceremony or observation commemorate
mark make or leave a mark on -
mark to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful denounce, stigmatise, stigmatize, brand
mark notice or perceive note, notice
mark mark with a scar pit, pock, scar
mark make small marks into the surface of score, nock
mark establish as the highest level or best performance set
mark make underscoring marks score
mark remove from a list strike out, strike off, cross off, cross out
mark put a check mark on or near or next to mark off, check, check off, tick, tick off
mark assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation grade, score
mark insert punctuation marks into punctuate
market engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of -
market buy household supplies -
market deal in a market -
market make commercial commercialise, commercialize
maroon leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue strand
maroon leave stranded on a desert island without resources -
marry take in marriage; married espouse, hook up with, get hitched with, get married, wed, conjoin
marry perform a marriage ceremony tie, wed, splice
marshal place in proper rank -
marshal arrange in logical order -
marshal make ready for action or use mobilise, mobilize, summon
marshal lead ceremoniously, as in a procession -
martyr kill as a martyr -
martyr torture and torment like a martyr martyrise, martyrize
martyrise torture and torment like a martyr martyr, martyrize
martyrize torture and torment like a martyr martyr, martyrise
marvel be amazed at wonder
marvel express astonishment or surprise about something -
masculinise produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy masculinize, virilise, virilize
masculinize give a masculine appearance or character to -
masculinize produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy masculinise, virilise, virilize
mash to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition squeeze, squelch, crush, squash
mash talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions dally, butterfly, romance, philander, flirt, chat up, coquet, coquette
mash reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading grind, comminute, crunch, bray
mask hide under a false appearance dissemble, cloak
mask put a mask on or cover with a mask -
mask make unrecognizable disguise
mask cover with a sauce -
mask shield from light block out
masquerade take part in a masquerade -
masquerade pretend to be someone or something that you are not -
mass join together into a mass or collect or form a mass -
massacre kill a large number of people indiscriminately mow down, slaughter
massage manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes rub down, knead
massage give a massage to -
master be or become completely proficient or skilled in get the hang
master get on top of; deal with successfully get over, surmount, overcome, subdue
master have dominance or the power to defeat over dominate
master have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of control
mastermind plan and direct (a complex undertaking) direct, orchestrate, organise, organize, engineer
masticate grind and knead -
masticate chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth jaw, manducate, chew
masturbate stimulate sexually -
masturbate get sexual gratification through self-stimulation fuck off, jack off, jerk off, wank, she-bop
mat twist together or entwine into a confusing mass snarl, entangle, tangle
mat change texture so as to become matted and felt-like mat up, matt-up, matte, matte up, felt, felt up
match be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics check, jibe, tally, agree, fit, gibe, correspond
match provide funds complementary to -
match bring two objects, ideas, or people together mate, pair, couple, twin
match be equal to in quality or ability touch, rival, equal
match make correspond or harmonize fit
match give or join in marriage -
match set into opposition or rivalry pit, play off, oppose
match be equal or harmonize -
match make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching equate, equalise, equalize, equal
mate engage in sexual intercourse pair, couple, copulate
mate bring two objects, ideas, or people together match, pair, couple, twin
mate place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game checkmate
materialise come into being; become reality happen, materialize
materialize come into being; become reality happen, materialise
matriculate enroll as a student -
matte change texture so as to become matted and felt-like mat, mat up, matt-up, matte up, felt, felt up
matter have weight; have import, carry weight count, weigh
maturate develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation mature, grow
maturate grow old or older get on, mature, senesce, age
maturate ripen and generate pus suppurate, fester
mature develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation maturate, grow
mature develop and work out fully in one's mind -
mature become due for repayment -
mature cause to ripen or develop fully ripen
mature grow old or older get on, maturate, senesce, age
mature cause to ripen and discharge pus suppurate
maul split (wood) with a maul and wedges -
maul injure badly by beating mangle
maunder wander aimlessly -
maunder talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice mumble, mussitate, mutter
maunder speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, gabble, gibber, chatter, clack, blab, blabber, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle
maximise make the most of maximize
maximise make as big or large as possible maximize
maximize make as big or large as possible maximise
maximize make the most of maximise
mean mean or intend to express or convey intend
mean have as a logical consequence entail, imply
mean denote or connote intend, stand for, signify
mean have in mind as a purpose intend, think
mean have a specified degree of importance -
mean intend to refer to have in mind, think of
mean destine or designate for a certain purpose -
meander to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course wander, weave, wind, thread
measure determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of measure out, mensurate
measure express as a number or measure or quantity quantify
measure have certain dimensions -
measure evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of evaluate, valuate, value, appraise, assess
mechanise equip with armed and armored motor vehicles motorize, mechanize, motorise
mechanise make monotonous; make automatic or routine mechanize
mechanise make mechanical mechanize