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made

[meyd] /meɪd/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of make.
adjective
2.
produced by making, preparing, etc., in a particular way (often used in combination):
well-made garments.
3.
artificially produced:
made fur.
4.
invented or made-up:
to tell made stories about oneself.
5.
prepared, especially from several ingredients:
a made dish.
6.
assured of success or fortune:
a made man.
Idioms
7.
have it made, Informal.
  1. to be assured or confident of success:
    With a straight A average he's got it made.
  2. to have achieved success, especially wealth, status, or the like.
Related forms
half-made, adjective
undermade, adjective
Can be confused
made, maid.
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British Dictionary definitions for have it made

made

/meɪd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of make1
adjective
2.
artificially produced
3.
(in combination) produced or shaped as specified handmade
4.
(informal) get it made, have it made, to be assured of success
5.
made of money, very rich
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Word Origin and History for have it made
made
late 14c., from M.E. maked, from O.E. macod "made," pp. of macian "to make" (see make). To be a made man is in Marlowe's "Faust" (1590). To have it made (1955) is Amer.Eng. colloquial.
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Slang definitions & phrases for have it made

have it made

Related Terms

have something cinched


made

noun

Straightened hair; a head of straightened hair (1950s+ Black)

Related Terms

have something cinched, tailor-made


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with have it made
Be sure of success; also, have achieved success. For example, Since he knows all the important people, John has it made, or Karen was accepted every place she applied—she has it made. [ ; mid-1900s ]
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