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work out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of work out

  1. 1 to find an answer for through reasoning by putting our heads together, we were able to work out the problem Synonyms of work out answer, break, crack, dope (out), figure out, puzzle (out), resolve, riddle (out), unravel, unriddle, work, solveWords Related to work out conclude, decide, deduce, gather, infer, judge, reason; clear (up), iron out, straighten (out), unscramble, untangle, untie; assume, conjecture, divine, guess, presume, speculate; decipher, decode

  2. 2 to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort worked out a compromise between the warring factions Synonyms of work out carve (out), develop, forge, grind (out), thrash (out), hammer out, work upWords Related to work out churn out, crank out, turn out; cobble (together or up), throw up; compose, construct, craft, create, engineer, fabricate, fashion, form, frame, generate, manufacture, mint, model, shape, tailor; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), devise, hatch, invent, originate; accomplish, achieve, bring off, carry out, effectNear Antonyms of work out demolish, destroy, dismantle, raze, tear down; ruin, undo, unmake, wreck

  3. 3 to turn out as planned or desired our plans for a ski vacation just didn't work out Synonyms of work out click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeedWords Related to work out catch on; flourish, prosper, thrive; cook, percolateNear Antonyms of work out languish; flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crater, crumble, flame out; choke, crack up, miscarry, misfire; fall down, go under; implode, self-destructAntonyms of work out bomb, collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, wash out

  4. 4 to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations after working out the cost of a college education, we've decided that it's never too early to start saving Synonyms of work out cipher, compute, figure, reckon, calculateWords Related to work out add up, average, sum, tally, total, totalize; add, divide, multiply, subtract; allow (for), deduct, factor (in or into or out), figure in; figure out, solve (for); count, itemize, number; calibrate, gauge (also gage), measure, scale; assess, appraise, estimate, evaluate, rate, value; recalculate, recompute, refigure



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