Verb: make out
Meaning: Make a cheque payable to somebody
Please MAKE the cheque OUT to RGM Productions Ltd.
He MADE OUT that he was ill so that he didn’t have to go to school.
How are your children MAKING OUT at the new school?
Meaning: Kiss and pet
They were MAKING OUT at the party last night.
Meaning: Discern a small detail
I can just MAKE OUT the outline of a flying saucer in this photo.
Meaning: Be able to see or hear something
Can you MAKE OUT what she’s saying?
Meaning: Understand someone’s nature or personality