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work out

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1 to find an answer for through reasoning
  • by putting our heads together, we were able to work out the problem

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2 to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort
  • worked out a compromise between the warring factions

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3 to turn out as planned or desired
  • our plans for a ski vacation just didn't work out

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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

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workout

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something done over and over in order to develop skill
  • a workout with dumbbells for building the muscles of the arms

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The first known use of work out was in 1534

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“Work out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/work%20out. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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