Definition of make out
1 : to complete (something, such as a printed form) by supplying required information make out a check
2 : to find or grasp the meaning of tried to make out what had really happened
3 : to form an opinion or idea about : conclude how do you make that out
4a : to represent as being made them out to be losersb : to pretend to be true made out that he had never heard of me
5 : to represent or delineate in detail
6 : to see and identify with difficulty or effort : discern make out a ship through the fog
2a : to engage in sexual intercourseb : neck 1
Examples of make out in a sentence
we're not rich, but we're making out all right
I can't quite make out what she is trying to say.
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