makeup (usually uncountable, plural makeups)
- (uncountable) An item's composition.
- To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.
- (uncountable) Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.
- She is wearing a lot of makeup.
- (manufacturing) Replacement; material used to make up for the amount that has been used up.
- 2005, William C. Whitman, William M. Johnson, John A. Tomczyk, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology, page 1208:
- When the water level drops, the float ball drops with it and opens the valve to the makeup water supply.
The alternative spelling make-up is favored by the Oxford Dictionary, and thus is often considered to be British, while makeup, being preferred by Merriam Webster's dictionary, is the generally accepted American spelling. 
- See also Wikisaurus:toiletry
- Ido: fardo (io)
- Italian: trucco (it) m
- Japanese: 化粧 (ja) (けしょう, keshō), メイク (meiku), メイクアップ (meikuappu)
- Korean: 화장 (ko) (hwajang)
- Macedonian: шминка f (šmínka)
- Persian: آرایش (fa) (ârâyeš), گریم (fa) (grim), ماکیاژ (mâkiyâž)
- Polish: makijaż (pl) m
- Portuguese: maquiagem (pt) f (Brazil), maquilagem (pt) f (Brazil), maquilhagem (pt) f
- Romanian: machiaj (ro) n
- Russian: макия́ж (ru) m (makijáž), грим (ru) m (grim), гримиро́вка (ru) f (grimiróvka)
- Serbo-Croatian: šminka (sh), шминка
- Spanish: maquillaje (es) m
- Swedish: smink (sv) n, kosmetika (sv) c, make-up
- Turkish: makyaj (tr)
↑ In reference with Jean-Claude Corbeil/Ariane Archambault: Visual Dictionary, Look up a Word from a Picture, Find the Picture from a Word. (New York, USA / Oxford, UK, 1987)