make out

  1. Detect with the senses (synset 202197640)
    "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
  2. Make out and issue (synset 201066821)
    "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"
  3. Comprehend (synset 200627937)
    "I cannot make out what this politician is saying"
  4. Proceed or get along (synset 202623620)
    "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"
  5. Succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available (synset 202593624)
    "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
  6. Have sexual intercourse with (synset 201429048)
    "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  7. Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion (synset 201428804)
    "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
  8. Write all the required information onto a form (synset 201022740)
    "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"
  9. Imply or suggest (synset 200933047)
    "Your remarks make me out to be stupid"
  10. Try to establish (synset 200759101)
    "She made out that she know nothing about the crime"

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