: create or manufacture a man-made product
We produce more cars than we can sell
The company has been making toys for two centuries
: cause to ripen or develop fully
The sun ripens the fruit
Age matures a good wine
: put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
the company fabricates plastic chairs
They manufacture small toys
He manufactured a popular cereal
: prepare for eating by applying heat
Cook me dinner, please
can you make me an omelette?
fix breakfast for the guests, please
: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!