Synonyms for (verb) work out

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: put to work, work

Definition: cause to work

Usage: he is working his servants hard


Synonyms: work out, work up

Definition: come up with

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

Similar words: make grow, develop

Definition: cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development

Usage: The perfect climate here develops the grain; He developed a new kind of apple


Synonyms: work out, elaborate

Definition: work out in detail

Usage: elaborate a plan

Similar words: make grow, develop

Definition: cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development

Usage: The perfect climate here develops the grain; He developed a new kind of apple


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: understand

Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means


Synonyms: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation

Similar words: reason

Definition: think logically

Usage: The children must learn to reason


Synonyms: work out

Definition: be calculated

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

Similar words: number, total, come, add up, amount

Definition: add up in number or quantity

Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: come out, turn out

Definition: result or end

Usage: How will the game turn out?