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works out

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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