Definition of Work Out in English :

Define Work Out in English

Work Out meaning in English

Meaning of Work Out in English

Pronunciation of Work Out in English

Work Out pronunciation in English

Pronounce Work Out in English

Work Out

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1. work out, work up

come up with

Example Sentences:
'His colleagues worked out his interesting idea'
'We worked up an ad for our client'

2. work out

happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well

Example Sentences:
'Things worked out in an interesting way'
'Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed'

3. elaborate, work out

work out in detail

Example Sentences:
'elaborate a plan'

4. exercise, work out

do physical exercise

Example Sentences:
'She works out in the gym every day'

5. work out

be calculated

Example Sentences:
'The fees work out to less than $1,000'

6. calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out

make a mathematical calculation or computation

7. figure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work out

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

Example Sentences:
'did you solve the problem?'
'Work out your problems with the boss'
'this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out'
'did you get it?'
'Did you get my meaning?'
'He could not work the math problem'

8. exercise, work, work out

give a workout to

Example Sentences:
'Some parents exercise their infants'
'My personal trainer works me hard'
'work one's muscles'
'this puzzle will exercise your mind'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Work Out

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verb (adverb)
1. (transitive)
to achieve or accomplish by effort
2. (transitive)
to solve or find out by reasoning or calculation
to work out an answer
to work out a sum
3. (transitive)
to devise or formulate
to work out a plan
4. (intransitive)
to prove satisfactory or effective
did your plan work out?
5. (intransitive)
to happen as specified
it all worked out well
6. (intransitive)
to take part in physical exercise, as in training
7. (transitive)
to remove all the mineral in (a mine, body of ore, etc) that can be profitably exploited
8. (intr; often foll by to or at)
to reach a total
your bill works out at a pound
9. (transitive) informal
to understand the real nature of
I shall never work you out
noun work-out
a session of physical exercise, esp for training or practice

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Work Out

see synonyms of work out
to make its way out, as from being embedded
to exhaust (a mine, etc.)
work off (sense 2)
to bring about by work; accomplish
to solve
to calculate
to result in some way
things did not work out as planned
to add up to a total (at a specified amount)
to develop; elaborate
to put into practice
to engage in a training session or program for physical fitness or athletic skill

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Work Out

see synonyms of work out
1. A session of exercise or practice to improve fitness, as for athletic competition.
2. A strenuous test of ability and endurance.

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