usage: form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
2. make up, design
usage: devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"
3. pay, pay off, make up, compensate, settle
usage: do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
4. make up, catch up with, recover, recoup, recuperate
usage: make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point; "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"