make over - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymake over
he/she/itmakes over
present participlemaking over
past tensemade over
past participlemade over
  1. 1
    to officially make someone else the owner of something
    make something over to someone:

    Before he died, he made his estate over to his wife.

  2. 2
    to change or improve the appearance of someone or something
See also main entry: make