hash outphrasal verb
hashed out; hashing out; hashes out
Definition of hash out
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 : to find (a solution) by talking Their lawyers hashed out a resolution.
3 : to solve (a problem) by talking We were finally able to hash out our differences.
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