HyperDic: make_out

English > 10 senses of the expression make out:
VERBperceptionmake out, spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, tell apartdetect with the senses
communicationmake out, write out, issue, cutmake out and issue
cognitionmake outcomprehend
stativemake out, do, fare, come, get alongproceed or get along
socialmake out, cope, get by, make do, contend, grapple, deal, managecome to terms with
contactmake out, sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonkhave sexual intercourse with
contactmake out, neckkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
communicationmake out, complete, fill out, fill inwrite all the required information onto a form
communicationmake outimply or suggest
communicationmake outtry to establish
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
Synonymsspot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, tell apart
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Narrowerdiscriminatedistinguish
resolvemake clearly visible
Spanishdetectar, discernir, distinguir, percibir, reconocer, sentir, vislumbrar
Catalanalbirar, detectar, dicenrnir, discernir, distingir, reconèixer, sentir
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake out and issue.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe banks make out the check
Synonymswrite out, issue, cut
Narrowercheckwrite out a check on a bank account
BroaderwriteCommunicate by letter
Spanishcancelar, emitir, expender, extender, redactar
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningcomprehend.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I cannot make out what this politician is saying"
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Spanishcomprender, entender
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningproceed or get along.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective
Synonymsdo, fare, come, get along
Broaderproceed, goFollow a certain course
Spanishandar, arreglárselas, desenvolverse, ir, salir, viajar
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningCome to terms with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscope, get by, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
Narrowerfendtry to manage without help
hack, cutBe able to manage or manage successfully
improvise, extemporizemanage in a makeshift way
scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by, rub alongmanage one's existence barely
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishabordar, arreglárselas, conformarse, contender, encarar, grapar, industriarse, ingeniarse, soportar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, encarar, enfrontar-se, fer front a, plantar cara a, resistir, sortir-se'n, suportar, tramitar
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningHave sexual intercourse with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssleep together, roll in the hay, love, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk
Entailed byconsummatefulfill sexually
seduce, score, makeinduce to have sex
Narrowerfornicatehave sex without being married
take, havehave sex with
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Similar toneck, make outkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Spanishacostarse, cachar, cepillarse, chingar, coger, conocer, copular, culear, encantar, follarse, follar, garchar, hacer el amor, jalar, joder, pichar, saber, tirarse, tirar, vergar
Catalancardar, encantar, fer l'amor, fer un clau, follar, fotre un clau, fotre, saber, tirar-se
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaningkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymneck
Narrowersmooch, spoonsnuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
BroaderpetStroke or caress gently
Similar tosleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonkHave sexual intercourse with
Spanishacariciarse, besuquearse
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 8, communication
MeaningWrite all the required information onto a form.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "make out a form"
Synonymscomplete, fill out, fill in
Entailswrite down, set down, get down, put downput down in writing
Spanishcompletar, rellenar
Catalancompletar, emplenar
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 9, communication
MeaningImply or suggest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broadersuggest, intimateImply as a possibility
English > make out: 10 senses > verb 10, communication
Meaningtry to establish.
PatternIt ----s that CLAUSE
Broaderclaimassert or affirm strongly

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