hash out

phrasal verb

hashed out; hashing out; hashes out
US, informal
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.
: to find (a solution) by talking
Their lawyers hashed out a resolution.
: to solve (a problem) by talking
We were finally able to hash out our differences.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Before Starship can complete its first mission or host astronauts, SpaceX has significant technological questions to hash out. Jackie Wattles, CNN, 20 Apr. 2023

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“Hash out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hash%20out. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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