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    make out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word make out

    Definition
    (verb) detect with the senses
    Example Sentence
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph
    Definition
    (verb) make out and issue
    Synonyms : cut , issue , write out
    Example Sentence
    • write out a check
    • cut a ticket
    • Please make the check out to me
    Definition
    (verb) comprehend
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot make out what this politician is saying
    Definition
    (verb) proceed or get along
    Synonyms : come , do , fare , get along
    Example Sentence
    • How is she doing in her new job?
    • How are you making out in graduate school?
    • He's come a long way
    Definition
    (verb) come to terms with
    Synonyms : contend , cope , deal , get by , grapple , make do , manage
    Example Sentence
    • We got by on just a gallon of gas
    • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
    Definition
    (verb) have sexual intercourse with
    Example Sentence
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
    Definition
    (verb) kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
    Synonyms : neck
    Example Sentence
    • The couple were necking in the back seat of the car
    Definition
    (verb) write all the required information onto a form
    Synonyms : complete , fill in , fill out
    Example Sentence
    • fill out this questionnaire, please!
    • make out a form
    Definition
    (verb) imply or suggest
    Example Sentence
    • Your remarks make me out to be stupid
    Definition
    (verb) try to establish
    Example Sentence
    • She made out that she know nothing about the crime
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