Synonyms of make something out in English:

make something out


See definition of make someone/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’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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?’

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

5‘he made out a receipt for $20’

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