make for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymake for
he/she/itmakes for
present participlemaking for
past tensemade for
past participlemade for
  1. 1
    make for something to move towards a place

    He picked up his umbrella and made for the door.

  2. 2
    make for something to help to make something possible
See also main entry: make