make out

Primary Meanings of make out

1.
v
detect with the senses
2.
v
write all the required information onto a form
3.
v
proceed or get along
4.
v
have sexual intercourse with
5.
v
imply or suggest
Full Definitions of make out
1

v detect with the senses

“I can't make out the faces in this photograph”
Synonyms:
discern, distinguish, pick out, recognise, recognize, spot, tell apart
Types:
resolve
make clearly visible
discriminate
distinguish

v comprehend

“I cannot make out what this politician is saying”
Type of:
understand
know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
2

v write all the required information onto a form

make out a form”
Synonyms:
complete, fill in, fill out

v make out and issue

Synonyms:
cut, issue, write out
Types:
check
write out a check on a bank account
Type of:
write
communicate or express by writing
3

v proceed or get along

“How are you making out in graduate school?”
Synonyms:
come, do, fare, get along
Type of:
go, proceed
follow a certain course

v come to terms with

Synonyms:
contend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, manage
Types:
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extemporize, improvise
manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand
fend
try to manage without help
cut, hack
be able to manage or manage successfully
rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by
manage one's existence barely
cope with, match, meet
satisfy or fulfill
Type of:
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
4

v have sexual intercourse with

Synonyms:
have intercourse, have sex, love, roll in the hay
neck
kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Types:
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have, take
have sex with; archaic use
fornicate
have sex without being married
swing
engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
bed-hop, bedhop, sleep around
be sexually active with more than one partner

v kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion

Synonyms:
neck
have intercourse, have sex, love, roll in the hay
have sexual intercourse with
Types:
smooch, spoon
snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
Type of:
pet
stroke or caress gently
5

v imply or suggest

Type of:
intimate, suggest
imply as a possibility

v try to establish

“She made out that she know nothing about the crime”
Type of:
claim
assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing

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