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make it

 
Verb make it has 3 senses
  1. survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make it - continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds"
    --1 is one way to get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to make it
  2. arrive, make it, get in, go far - succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"
    --2 is one way to succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. pass, make it - go successfully through a test or a selection process; "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"
    --3 is one way to succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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