make sense

make sense

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic) To be sensible, coherent, reasonable.
    The thing doesn’t make sense to me.
    Somehow the combination didn’t make sense, but Cranston took it at face value, whatever that was worth.
    • 1980, ABBA, The Winner Takes It All
      I was in your arms
      Thinking I belonged there
      I figured it made sense
      Building me a fence
  2. (intransitive, idiomatic, with of) To decipher or understand.
    Can you make sense of her handwriting?
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