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hash out

Definition of hash out

US informal

  1. 1 or hash over :  to talk about (something) :  discuss (something) <The detectives hashed out their theories about who committed the murder.> <They've spent quite a bit of time hashing over the problem.> <We need to sit down and hash things out.>

  2. 2 :  to find (a solution) by talking <Their lawyers hashed out a resolution.>

  3. 3 :  to solve (a problem) by talking <We were finally able to hash out our differences.>



Word by Word Definitions

hashplay
  1. :  to chop (as meat and potatoes) into small pieces

    :  confuse, muddle

    :  to talk about :  review

  1. :  chopped food

    :  chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned

    :  a restatement of something that is already known

  1. :  hashish

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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