Synonyms of make something out in English:

make something out


See definition of make something out

phrase

1‘I could just make out a figure in the distance’

SYNONYMS

see, discern, distinguish, perceive, pick out, detect, notice, observe, recognize, catch sight of, glimpse, discover

literary descry, espy, behold

2‘he couldn't make out what she was saying’

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understand, comprehend, follow, grasp, fathom, work out, figure out, make sense of, interpret, decipher, make head or tail of, get, get the drift of, catch

British informal suss out

3‘she made out that he was violent’

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allege, claim, assert, declare, maintain, affirm, aver, suggest, imply, hint, insinuate, indicate, intimate, impute, make as if, make as though, pretend

4‘how do you make that out?’

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demonstrate, show to be true, establish, substantiate, prove, verify, validate, authenticate, corroborate

5‘he made out a receipt for $20’

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write out, fill out, fill in, complete, draw up, draft, inscribe