map out

map out
verb
plan, delineate, or arrange in detail (Freq. 1)
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map one's future

Syn: ↑map
Hypernyms: ↑plan, ↑project, ↑contrive, ↑design
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Did he map out his major works over a short period of time?

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map out
1. To plan, divide up, and apportion
2. To lay out a plan of
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Main Entry:map

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ˌmap ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they map out he/she/it maps out present participle mapping out past tense mapped out past participle mapped out] phrasal verb
to plan in detail how something will happen

Her own future had been mapped out for her by her parents.

Thesaurus: to make plans or arrangementssynonym
Main entry: map

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map out [phrasal verb]
map (something) out or map out (something) : to plan the details of (something, such as a program or your future)

We mapped out a plan of action.

They mapped her campaign for governor all out.

She has her future all mapped out.

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Main Entry:map

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  • map out something — map out (something) to decide in detail how something will be done. She is mapping out lesson plans for teachers who work with below average readers. When we mapped it out before we began this project, we thought we would be finished by now.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • map out — he mapped out the plan for our campaign Syn: outline, set out, lay out, sketch out, trace out, rough out, block out, delineate, detail, draw up, formulate, work out, frame, draft, plan, plot out, arrange, design, program …   Thesaurus of popular words

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