suss out

Definition of suss out

British, informal

  1. 1 :  to find or discover (something) by thinking They had to suss out whether he was telling the truth. I'm trying to suss him out. What kind of person is he? I think I've got him sussed out.

  2. 2 :  to inspect or investigate (something) in order to gain more knowledge He carefully sussed out the situation.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  figure out

  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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clearly seen through or understood

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