Synonyms of eke out


1. eke out, fill out, supplement

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

2. eke out, live

usage: live from day to day, as with some hardship; "He eked out his years in great poverty"

3. eke out, squeeze out, gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

usage: make by laborious and precarious means; "He eked out a living as a painter"

4. eke out, squeeze out, obtain

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

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