make good

make good
Synonyms and related words:
abide by, accomplish, achieve success, act up to, adhere to, advance, afford proof of, amend, arrive, ascertain, atone, atone for, attend to, be a success, be faithful to, break through, bring home to, bring to completion, bring to fruition, cinch, clinch, coin money, come into money, come on, come through, compensate, complete, comply with, conform to, correct, cover, cut a swath, demonstrate, determine, do justice to, do penance, eke out, emend, establish, expiate, fill, fill in, fill out, fill up, fix, follow, follow from, fulfill, get ahead, get on, get rich, get there, give and take, give satisfaction, go far, go places, grow rich, have a case, have it made, heed, hold by, hold good, hold water, indemnify, keep, keep faith, keep faith with, keep troth, kick back, live down, live up to, make a breakthrough, make a fortune, make a success, make all square, make amends, make compensation, make headway, make it, make matters up, make money, make out, make reparation, make restitution, make right, make the scene, make up, make up for, make up to, mature, meet, meet an obligation, nail down, not fail, observe, pay back, pay damages, pay in kind, pay reparations, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, piece out, progress, propitiate, prove, prove to be, prove true, put right, put straight, put to rights, quit, recompense, recoup, rectify, redeem, redress, refill, refund, regard, reimburse, remedy, remove all doubt, remunerate, repair, repay, replenish, requite, respect, retaliate, right, rise, round out, satisfy, set at rest, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, settle, settle the matter, show, square, square it, square things, stand up to, strike it rich, top off

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • make good — (also make it (big)) INFORMAL ► to become rich and successful: »After years of hard work, she finally made good. »Los Angeles is full of people who go there to make it big like the stars in Hollywood. Main Entry: ↑make …   Financial and business terms

  • make good — make (it) good American & Australian to become successful or to achieve something you want. The film s main character is a poor Mexican boy who made it good in Chicago. He ll make good, you ll see. He works hard and knows what he s after …   New idioms dictionary

  • make good on — (something) American & Australian, informal to give back money that you owe someone, or to keep a promise to do something. I want to make good on that loan I got from Joan. Tom made good on his promise to paint the living room …   New idioms dictionary

  • make good — (someone s something) to succeed in doing something difficult. She made good her escape from the hospital …   New idioms dictionary

  • make good (to) —  Make an adjustment or special allowance when a problem arises; a free repeat of an advertisement when there has been a mistake.  ► “They [global managers] seriously doubt the U.S. Treasury would fail to make good its interest payments on its… …   American business jargon

  • make good — ► make good 1) compensate for (loss, damage, or expense). 2) fulfil (a promise or claim). 3) be successful. Main Entry: ↑good …   English terms dictionary

  • make good — index fulfill, indemnify, keep (fulfill), pay, recoup (reimburse), redress, refund …   Law dictionary

  • make good — verb act as promised (Freq. 1) make good on promises • Hypernyms: ↑observe, ↑keep • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * phrasal : to make valid or complete …   Useful english dictionary

  • make good — {v. phr.} 1. To do what one promised to do; make something come true. * /Mr. Smith borrowed some money. He promised to pay it back on payday. He made good his promise./ * /Joe made good his boast to swim across the lake./ * /John s mother… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make good — {v. phr.} 1. To do what one promised to do; make something come true. * /Mr. Smith borrowed some money. He promised to pay it back on payday. He made good his promise./ * /Joe made good his boast to swim across the lake./ * /John s mother… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ good — v. phr. 1. To do what one promised to do; make something come true. Mr. Smith borrowed some money. He promised to pay it back on payday. He made good his promise. Joe made good his boast to swim across the lake. John s mother promised to take him …   Словарь американских идиом

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