Be understandable. This usage, first recorded in 1686, is often used in a negative context, as in This explanation doesn't make sense.
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How to use make sense in a sentence
Sure, they have children, and sure her feelings were conflicted but this did not make sense in the way it was written and played.What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale | Tim Teeman | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He then attempts to make sense of the violence almost from a scientific perspective.
Tougher regulations on tank cars and oil-by-rail make sense.
The procedure, says a spokesperson from the World Health Organization, doesn't even make sense.
Still, there are other places where, like trial juries, sortition make sense.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives? | Michael Schulson | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is impossible to make sense without reading nolde for wolde.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
The woman seemed to be talking a great deal and to say very much, but he could not make sense of it.Gallegher and Other Stories | Richard Harding Davis
The facts brought in by their reporters naturally sounded fantastic to the editors, so they rearranged them to "make sense."The Double Spy | Dan T. Moore
Marin sat and stared at the wall, turning over hypotheses in his mind, discarding them when they failed to make sense.Student Body | Floyd L. Wallace
Of course, I could only catch a few disjointed words, and out of them I tried to make sense.The Sign of Silence | William Le Queux