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1. make_out [ v ] detect with the senses
Examples: "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards" "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

Used in print:

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

He could n't make_out what he was saying .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

He could not make_out , but he knew that again she was scratching her nose .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

One of the drawing-room shutters was partly open and he made_out the shapes of chairs and sofas , which seemed to be upholstered in brown or russet velvet .

Synonyms recognize make_out discern distinguish pick_out tell_apart recognise Related Terms resolve discriminate discernment perceive

2. make_out [ v ] comprehend
Examples: "I cannot make out what this politician is saying"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

I could n't make_out what his racket was .

Synonyms make_out Related Terms understand

3. make_out [ v ] make out and issue
Examples: "write out a check" "cut a ticket" "Please make the check out to me"

Used in print:

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

But Mercer 's explanation was simple : `` I made_out the check and carried it around a_few days unsigned - in_case I lost it '' .

When he remembered that he might have not signed the check , Mercer made_out another for the same amount , instructing the bank to destroy the other - especially if he had happened_to have absent-mindedly signed both of them .

Synonyms make_out issue cut write_out Related Terms write check

4. make_out [ v ] come to terms or deal successfully with;
Examples: "We got by on just a gallon of gas" "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

Used in print:

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

`` We 'll make_out .

Synonyms deal cope manage get_by grapple contend make_do make_out Related Terms act meet fend hack extemporize scrape_along braving

5. make_out [ v ] proceed or get along
Examples: "How is she doing in her new job?" "How are you making out in graduate school?" "He's come a long way"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

In your sales_force , will a smaller number of higher-priced , high quality salesmen serve you best , or can you make_out better with a larger number of lower paid salesmen ?

Synonyms do get_along fare make_out come Related Terms proceed

6. make_out [ v ] write all the required information onto a form
Examples: "fill out this questionnaire, please!" "make out a form"

Synonyms fill_out complete make_out fill_in Related Terms write_down

7. make_out [ v ] kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Examples: "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

Synonyms make_out neck Related Terms pet smooch love

8. make_out [ v ] have sexual intercourse with
Examples: "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic) "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

Synonyms be_intimate make_love sleep_with do_it get_laid make_out eff lie_with have_intercourse have_it_away roll_in_the_hay screw have_it_off fuck jazz hump know bed have_a_go_at_it bang get_it_on bonk have_sex love Related Terms copulate take fornicate archaism neck bed love fuck lover sexual_love

9. make_out [ v ] imply or suggest
Examples: : "Your remarks make me out to be stupid"

Synonyms make_out Related Terms suggest

10. make_out [ v ] try to establish
Examples: : "She made out that she know nothing about the crime"

Synonyms make_out Related Terms claim

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