Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb make_out

10 senses of make out

Sense 1
spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart -- (detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph")

Sense 2
write out, issue, make out, cut -- (make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me")
       => write -- (communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week")

Sense 3
make out -- (comprehend; "I cannot make out what this politician is saying")
       => understand -- (know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means")

Sense 4
do, fare, make out, come, get along -- (proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way")
       => proceed, go -- (follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?")

Sense 5
cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 6
sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk -- (have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?")
       => copulate, mate, pair, couple -- (engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring")

Sense 7
neck, make out -- (kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car")
       => pet -- (stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb")

Sense 8
complete, fill out, fill in, make out -- (write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form")

Sense 9
make out -- (imply or suggest; "Your remarks make me out to be stupid")
       => suggest, intimate -- (imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification")

Sense 10
make out -- (try to establish; "She made out that she know nothing about the crime")
       => claim -- (assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar")

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