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make out

verb

1 make out

Detect with the senses:
— I can't make out the faces in this photograph.

synonyms: discern, distinguish, pick out, recognise, recognize, spot, tell apart.

Roget 490: know, ken [Scot.], scan, wot; wot aware, be aware of etc. adj.; ween, weet, trow, have, possess.    conceive; ... show more

Roget 522: interpret, explain, define, construe, translate, render; do into, turn into; transfuse the sense of.    find out etc. 480.1 the meaning of, etc. ... show more

Roget 480a: discover, find, determine, evolve, learn etc. 539; fix upon; pick up; find out, trace out, make out, hunt out, fish out, ... show more

Roget 518: be intelligible etc. adj.; speak for itself, speak volumes; tell its own tale, lie on the surface.    render intelligible etc. adj.; popularize, simplify, clear up; elucidate ... show more

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... show more

Roget 478: demonstrate, prove, establish; make good; show, evince, manifest etc. (be evidence of) 467; confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify ... show more

Dutch: onderkennen, onderscheiden



2 make out

Make out and issue.

synonyms: cut, issue, write out.

Dutch: uitschrijven

3 make out

Comprehend.

4 make out

Proceed or get along.

synonyms: come, do, fare, get along.

Dutch: redden

5 make out

Succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available.

synonyms: contend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, manage.

Dutch: genoegen nemen, mee omgaan, rondkomen, toekomen, toekunnen, uitkomen

6 make out

Have sexual intercourse with.

synonyms: bang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it ... show more.

Dutch: de liefde bedrijven, naar bed gaan met, slapen met, batsen, seks hebben, vrijen, bedvogelen, bibberen, bonken, bonzen ... show more

7 make out

Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion.

synonym: neck.

8 make out

Write all the required information onto a form:
— Make out a form.

synonyms: complete, fill in, fill out.

Dutch: invullen

9 make out

Imply or suggest.

10 make out

Try to establish.


Moby thesaurus: abide by, accept, adhere to, administer, afford proof of, answer, appreciate, apprehend, ascertain, ball, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be intimate, be so, be such ... show more.

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