iron out

ironed out; ironing out; irons out

Definition of iron out

transitive verb

1 : to make smooth or flat by or as if by pressing
2 : to resolve or work out a solution to ironed out their differences

First Known Use of iron out

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Iron out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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