Meaning of MADE in English



Etymology: Middle English mad, from past part of maken to make — more at make


a. : artificially produced by a manufacturing process

bought a few made goods — rope and nails — G.W.Brace

b. : artificially produced by excavation, grading, or filling

the successive beds of made ground — T.H.Huxley

c. : invented, fictitious

reads like a made story — J.H.Newman

2. : assured of success

now am I a made man forever — Christopher Marlowe

3. : fully trained — used especially of a horse or dog

a regular supply of made Argentine ponies at a moderate price — John Board

4. : specially fitted, designed, or adapted

a situation made for misunderstanding — Broadus Mitchell

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.