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  1. make senseverb

    make head or tail of

  2. make senseverb

    To be coherent or reasonable.

    make head or tail of

  3. make senseverb

    To decipher or understand.

    Can you make sense of her handwriting?

    make head or tail of

Princeton's WordNet

  1. make sense, add upverb

    be reasonable or logical or comprehensible

    tot up, add, amount, sum up, sum, tally, total, add together, add up, summate, number, tote up, tot, come

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  1. Linda Rosen:

    The demand for STEM knowledge far outpaces the supply, in an increasingly complex world where we're drenched with input and data, American millennials, despite the fact that they're digital natives, don't have the technological skills to make sense of this onslaught of information.

  2. Steven Harris:

    Is there supposed to be a time frame that says,' Within some window I can abort the baby ?' it doesn't quite make sense from a pro-life point of view.

  3. Duncan Hunter:

    You have President Trump talking about national security, criminal networks, that's what the Coast Guard does, literally. ... It just doesn't make sense.

  4. Richard Aboulafia:

    Tanker and 787 are the only issues that make sense as driving the panicky mood, i would expect Muilenburg would want to deal with this sooner rather than later.

  5. Larry Pollack:

    It doesn't make sense. I don't know why it's there, someone must have had a strong lobby back then.

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Translations for make sense

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  • منطقيArabic
  • tenir sentit, fer sentitCatalan, Valencian
  • dávat smyslCzech
  • give meningDanish
  • verstehen, Sinn machen, sinnvoll sein, begreifen, schlau werden aus, Sinn geben, Sinn ergebenGerman
  • havi senconEsperanto
  • entender, encajar, tener sentido, cuadrar, ser lógicoSpanish
  • قابل فهمPersian
  • saada selvää, olla järkeäFinnish
  • avoir du sens, tenir deboutFrench
  • dèan tuigseScottish Gaelic
  • érthető, logikus, kihámoz, értelmesHungarian
  • avere senso, ha sensoItalian
  • 意味, 納得するJapanese
  • betekenisvol, ontcijferen, zinvol, kloppen, snappen, verstaanDutch
  • gi meningNorwegian
  • fazer sentidoPortuguese
  • avea sensRomanian
  • быть понятным, разбирать, понятно, понимать, иметь смыслRussian
  • tyda, begripa, vara vettig, förstå, kännas vettig, gå i hop, vara begriplig, få ut något av, låta vettig, gå ihopSwedish
  • பயன்Tamil
  • అర్ధవంతంTelugu
  • anlaşılabilir, mantıklıTurkish

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