Definitions for work out

Definitions for (verb) work out

Main entry: work out, exercise

Definition: do physical exercise

Usage: She works out in the gym every day

Main entry: exercise, work, work out

Definition: give a workout to

Usage: Some parents exercise their infants; My personal trainer works me hard; work one's muscles; this puzzle will exercise your mind

Main entry: work out, work up

Definition: come up with

Usage: His colleagues worked out his interesting idea; We worked up an ad for our client

Main entry: work out, elaborate

Definition: work out in detail

Usage: elaborate a plan

Main entry: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve

Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem

Main entry: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation

Main entry: work out

Definition: be calculated

Usage: The fees work out to less than $1,000

Main entry: work out

Definition: happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well

Usage: Things worked out in an interesting way; Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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