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Definition 1: cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for makeup in the sense of this definition

(makeup is a kind of ...) a toiletry designed to beautify the body

(... is a kind of makeup ) the makeup (usually burnt cork) used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup that is used to darken and thicken the eye lashes

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup that is used to color the lips

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup that makes the lips shiny

(... is a kind of makeup ) a cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids

(... is a kind of makeup ) a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

(... is a kind of makeup ) cosmetic powder for the face

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup consisting of a cosmetic substance used to darken the eyes

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup applied to emphasize the shape of the eyes

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup provided by a cosmetic pencil that is used to darken the eyebrows

(... is a kind of makeup ) makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

Definition 2: the way in which someone or something is composed - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for makeup in the sense of this definition

(makeup is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of makeup ) the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts

"artists must study the structure of the human body" "the structure of the benzene molecule"

(... is a kind of makeup ) what an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment

(... is a kind of makeup ) the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism

(... is a kind of makeup ) the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

"breadfruit has the same texture as bread" "sand of a fine grain" "fish with a delicate flavor and texture" "a stone of coarse grain"

(... is a kind of makeup ) the appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)

Definition 3: an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event - [noun denoting event]

Samples where makeup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he missed the test and had to take a makeup
  • the two teams played a makeup one week later

Synonyms for makeup in the sense of this definition

(makeup is a kind of ...) something that happens at a given place and time

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