hash out

Definition of hash out

US, informal
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.

Word by Word Definitions

hash play
  1. : to chop (food, such as meat and potatoes) into small pieces

  2. : confuse, muddle

  3. : to talk about : review

  1. : chopped food

  2. : a restatement of something that is already known

  3. : hodgepodge, jumble

  1. : hashish

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

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

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

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

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

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

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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