make (v.)
prove effective, be of avail
3H6 II.i.175[Warwick to all, of the King] to London all the crew are gone, / To frustrate both his oath and what beside / May make against the house of Lancaster
RJ V.iii.225[Friar to Prince, of himself] Yet most suspected, as the time and place / Doth make against me, of this direful murder [i.e. I am most likely to be suspected]
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