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mainly for the most part; mostly.
mainstay a strong rope or cable that holds and steadies the mast of a sailing ship. [2 definitions]
mainstream the main or most common direction or trend of a human activity or movement. [2 definitions]
maintain to continue; keep in existence. [3 definitions]
maintenance the act of maintaining. [2 definitions]
maize see "Indian corn."
majestic having majesty; grand; splendid; noble.
majesty the greatness, dignity, or power of a royal person. [2 definitions]
major the military rank above captain and below lieutenant colonel, or a person who holds this rank. [3 definitions]
majorette see "drum majorette."
majority the greater number or amount; a number or amount greater than half. [3 definitions]
major league either of the two highest-level leagues of professional baseball teams in the United States.
major scale a musical scale of whole steps, with two half-steps that occur between the third and fourth steps and the seventh and eighth steps.
make to bring into being by building from separate parts. [11 definitions]
make a dent in to make progress on a task by getting some of it done. [2 definitions]
make amends to try to make up for harm done to someone.
make a spectacle of oneself to behave in a silly or foolish way in public.
make-believe pretending; imagination. [2 definitions]
make believe to pretend or imagine.
make both ends meet to make enough money to pay for needed things.
make ends meet to make enough money to pay for needed things.