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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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“Makes out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/makes%20out. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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