hammer out

hammered out; hammering out; hammers out

Definition of hammer out

transitive verb

: to produce or bring about as if by repeated blows hammered out an agreement

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Examples of hammer out in a Sentence

the city council hammered out new commercial development regulations with input from residents, business owners, and environmental activists

First Known Use of hammer out

circa 1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hammer out was circa 1632

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