work out

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

work out

verb

Definition of WORK OUT

1
to find an answer for through reasoning <by putting our heads together, we were able to work out the problem>
2
to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort <worked out a compromise between the warring factions>
Synonyms carve (out), develop, forge, grind (out), thrash (out), work out, work up
3
to turn out as planned or desired <our plans for a ski vacation just didn't work out>
4
to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations <after working out the cost of a college education, we've decided that it's never too early to start saving>

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