map something out


map something out
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, programme.
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plan a route or course of action in detail

I mapped out a route over familiar country near home

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ˌmap sthˈout derived
to plan or arrange sth in a careful or detailed way

He has his career path clearly mapped out.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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