thrash out

Definition of thrash out

:to talk about (something) in order to make a decision, find a solution, etc.
  • They had a meeting to thrash out their problems.
  • thrash out a plan

Word by Word Definitions

thrash play
  1. : to beat soundly with or as if with a stick or whip : flog

  2. : to defeat decisively or severely

  3. : to swing, beat, or strike in the manner of a rapidly moving flail

  1. : an act of thrashing

  2. : rock music (such as heavy metal or punk rock) that is extremely fast and loud

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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