dope something out

dope something out
informal, dated work something out.
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  • dope something out — tv. to figure out something from the dope (information) available. □ I think I can dope this thing out from the evidence available. CD We can dope out the truth from her testimony if we have to …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dope something out — informal, dated work out something they met to dope out plans for covering the event …   Useful english dictionary

  • dope out — transitive verb 1. slang : to figure out from one s interpretation of what information is available lists of football games around the country which he had been doping out T.H.White b.1915 a. : to devise by system then some practical guy came… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dope — noun 1》 informal an illegal drug, especially cannabis or (US) heroin.     ↘a drug used to enhance the performance of an athlete, racehorse, or greyhound. 2》 informal a stupid person. 3》 informal information. 4》 a varnish formerly used to… …   English new terms dictionary

  • dope — ☆ dope [dōp ] n. [Du doop, sauce, dip, baptism < doopen, to dip < Gmc * dup , to be deep: see DIMPLE] 1. any thick liquid or pasty substance, or other material, used to lubricate or absorb something 2. a) a dressing, varnish, or filler, as… …   English World dictionary

  • dope — dope1 [dəup US doup] n informal [Date: 1800 1900; : Dutch; Origin: doop sauce ] 1.) [U] a drug that is not legal, especially ↑marijuana ▪ Jeff used to smoke dope all the time. 2.) spoken a stupid person = ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dope — I. n 1. an illicit drug, narcotics. The word was first applied to stupefying drugs such as opium and heroin at the turn of the 20th century, and remained limited to this context until the 1960s. In the late 1960s hippy drug users began to apply… …   Contemporary slang

  • dope out — {v.}, {slang} To think of something that explains. * /The detectives tried to dope out why the man was murdered./ Syn.: FIGURE OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dope out — {v.}, {slang} To think of something that explains. * /The detectives tried to dope out why the man was murdered./ Syn.: FIGURE OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dope\ out — v slang To think of something that explains. The detectives tried to dope out why the man was murdered. Syn.: figure out …   Словарь американских идиом

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