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make out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of make out

  1. 1 to meet one's day-to-day needs we're not rich, but we're making out all right Synonyms of make out cope, do, fare, get by, get on, get along, manage, shiftWords Related to make out carry on, contrive, scrape (by or through), scrounge; last, survive; eke out, scrape (out), squeeze, wrest, wring; afford, swingNear Antonyms of make out collapse, fail, fall short, fizzle, flounder; decline, peter (out), slump, wane; give up

  2. 2 to have a clear idea of I can't quite make out what she is trying to say Synonyms of make out appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, comprehend, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandWords Related to make out absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms of make out misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms of make out miss

  3. 3 to take on a false or deceptive appearance he tried to make out that he didn't mind losing his job, but friends suspected he was desperately worried Synonyms of make out dissemble, dissimulate, let on, pretendWords Related to make out act, impersonate, masquerade, play, playact, pose; affect, assume, counterfeit, fake, feign, profess, put on, sham, simulate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; bluff, feint

  4. 4 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information as best as I can make out, the police were informed of the incident but didn't think it was worth investigating Synonyms of make out conclude, decide, deduce, derive, extrapolate, gather, judge, infer, reason, understandWords Related to make out assume, suppose; conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret, read; contemplate, philosophize, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out



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