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make out

informal

Definition of make out in English:

1Make progress; fare: how are you making out, now that the summer’s over?
More example sentences
  • Newton, who took on the biggest risk back in 1984, made out pretty well, too.
  • It'll be interesting to see how the original director makes out in the wake of the Dawn of the Dead remake.
  • I would love to hear from them, see how they've made out, try to pick up where we left off, and thank them.
Synonyms
get on, get along, fare, do, proceed, go, progress, manage, survive, cope, get by
2North American informal Engage in sexual activity: teenagers were making out on the couch Ernie was making out with Berenice
More example sentences
  • There were dozens of times when I had walked into a room only to find him making out with some random chick.
  • She and her boyfriend were photographed making out on a yacht.
  • He has taken her for several dates downtown where they have been making out at every opportunity.
Synonyms
make love, have sex, have sexual intercourse;
kiss and cuddle, caress, French kiss, pet, engage in heavy petting
informal canoodle, neck, smooch
North American informal get it on
vulgar slang fuck, screw, hump, do the business, have it away/off
British vulgar slang roger
informal , dated spoon, couple
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