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mak·er / ˈmākər/ • n. 1. [usu. in comb.] a person or thing that makes or produces something: a cabinetmaker.2. (our, the, etc., Maker) God; the Creator.PHRASES: meet one's Maker chiefly humorous die.


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One who makes, frames, executes, or ordains; as a lawmaker, or the maker of a promissory note. One who signs a note to borrow and, as such, assumes the obligation to pay the note when due. The person who creates or executes a note, that is, issues it, and in signing the instrument makes the promise of payment contained therein. One who signs a check; in this context, synonymous with drawer. One who issues a promissory note or certificate of deposit.