eke out

eke out

ekes out

eked out

eked out

eking out

Verb
supplement what is thought to be deficient
  • "Braque eked out his collages with charcoal"
  • "He eked out his meager pay by giving private lessons"

Synonymer

live from day to day, as with some hardship: "He eked out his years in great poverty"
make by laborious and precarious means
  • "He eked out a living as a painter"

Synonymer

obtain with difficulty: "He eked out some information from the archives"

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