sweat out

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

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Synonyms for sweat out


abide, absorb, accept, bear, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, take, tolerate, wear [British]

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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

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The first known use of sweat out was in 1589

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