sweat out

verb
sweat out or sweated out; sweating out; sweats out

Definition of sweat out

transitive verb

1 : to work one's way painfully through or to
2 : to endure or wait through the course of

Synonyms for sweat out

Synonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of sweat out in a Sentence

I can sweat out one more year of this job—before I totally flip out.

First Known Use of sweat out

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About sweat out

Time Traveler for sweat out

Time Traveler

The first known use of sweat out was in 1589

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near sweat out

sweat off

sweat out

sweat over

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for sweat out

Cite this Entry

“Sweat out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweat%20out. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!