tease out

verb
teased out; teasing out; teases out

Definition of tease out

transitive verb

1 : to obtain by or as if by disentangling or freeing with a pointed instrument

First Known Use of tease out

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tease out was in 1828

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“Tease out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tease%20out. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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