adjective Etymology: Middle English, from past participle of maken to make Date: 14th century 1. a. fictitious, invented <
a made excuse
b. artificially produced c. put together of various ingredients <
a made dish
2. assured of success <
a made man
— usually used in the phrase have it made

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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