make the bed(redirected from make someone's bed)
make the bed (up)and make someone's bed (up)
to restore a bed to an unslept-in condition. I make my bed every morning. The maid goes to all the rooms to make the beds. Please make up all the beds early today.
make the bed
Rearrange a bed and its coverings to its condition before it was slept in. For example, Mom taught us all to make the bed before we got dressed. Also see make one's bed and lie in it.