dope out

Definition of dope out


  1. :  to understand or find (something, such as a reason or a solution) by thinking :  to figure out (something) She's still trying to dope out exactly what happened.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a thick liquid or pasty preparation

    :  a preparation for giving a desired quality to a substance or surface

    :  absorbent or adsorbent material used in various manufacturing processes (as the making of dynamite)

  1. :  to treat or affect with dope

    :  to give a narcotic to

    :  figure out

  1. :  excellent

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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