1. [ verb ] continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
Synonyms: survive pull_round come_through pull_through

"He survived the cancer against all odds"

Related terms: succumb overcome recuperate
2. [ verb ] succeed in a big way; get to the top
Synonyms: get_in go_far arrive

"After he published his book, he had arrived" "I don't know whether I can make it in science!" "You will go far, my boy!"

Related terms: succeed
3. [ verb ] go successfully through a test or a selection process
Synonyms: pass

: "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"

Related terms: fail succeed pass breeze_through passer
4. [ verb ] succeed at easily
Synonyms: sweep_through nail breeze_through pass_with_flying_colors sail_through ace pass

"She sailed through her exams" "You will pass with flying colors" "She nailed her astrophysics course"

Related terms: fail succeed pass breeze_through ace
Similar spelling:   make_out