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makes out

verb , present tense third-person singular of make out

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1 to meet one's day-to-day needs
  • we're not rich, but we're making out all right
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2 to have a clear idea of
  • I can't quite make out what she is trying to say
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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
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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
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