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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Maker mean? 

MAKER (noun)
  The noun MAKER has 3 senses:

1. a person who makes things
2. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
3. a business engaged in manufacturing some product

  Familiarity information: MAKER used as a noun is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

MAKER (noun)

Sense 1maker [BACK TO TOP]


A person who makes things

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


maker; shaper

Hypernyms ("maker" is a kind of...):

creator (a person who grows or makes or invents things)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "maker"):

shirtmaker (a maker of shirts)

sailmaker (a maker of sails)

saddler (a maker and repairer and seller of equipment for horses)

piano maker (a person who makes pianos)

perfumer (a person who makes (and sells) perfumes)

spinner; spinster; thread maker (someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads))

steelmaker; steelman; steelworker (a worker engaged in making steel)

tentmaker (someone who makes or repairs tents)

toolmaker (someone skilled in making or repairing tools)

vintner; wine maker; winemaker (someone who makes wine)

violin maker (someone who makes violins)

horologer; horologist; watchmaker (someone who makes or repairs watches)

wigmaker (someone who makes and sells wigs)

patternmaker (someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentry or metalworking))

needleworker (someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle)

manufacturer; producer (someone who manufactures something)

basketmaker; basketweaver (someone skilled in weaving baskets)

belt maker (a maker of belts)

bookmaker (a maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds books)

beer maker; brewer (someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water)

chandler (a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints)

cobbler; shoemaker (a person who makes or repairs shoes)

candymaker; confectioner (someone who makes candies and other sweets)

author; generator; source (someone who originates or causes or initiates something)

glassmaker (someone who makes glass)

hatmaker; hatter; milliner; modiste (someone who makes and sells hats)

ironworker (a person who makes articles of iron)

jeweler; jeweller; jewelry maker (someone who makes jewelry)

maltman; maltster (a maker of malt)

Instance hyponyms:

Adolphe Sax; Sax (a Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894))

Sense 2Maker [BACK TO TOP]


Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


Lord; Godhead; God Almighty; Divine; Creator; Almighty; Jehovah; Maker

Instance hypernyms:

God; Supreme Being (the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Maker"):

Blessed Trinity; Holy Trinity; Sacred Trinity; Trinity (the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead)

hypostasis; hypostasis of Christ (any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united)

Sense 3maker [BACK TO TOP]


A business engaged in manufacturing some product

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


manufacturer; manufacturing business; maker

Hypernyms ("maker" is a kind of...):

business; business concern; business organisation; business organization; concern (a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "maker"):

armorer; armourer (a manufacturer of firearms)

bottler (a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages)

auto maker; auto manufacturer; automaker; car maker; car manufacturer; carmaker (a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles)

computer business (a business that manufactures and sells computers)

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