work out

work out
verb
1. come up with (Freq. 16)
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His colleagues worked out his interesting idea

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We worked up an ad for our client

Syn: ↑work up
Hypernyms: ↑develop, ↑make grow
Verb Group: ↑elaborate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well (Freq. 8)
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Things worked out in an interesting way

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Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

Hypernyms: ↑turn out, ↑come out
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

3. work out in detail (Freq. 6)
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elaborate a plan

Syn: ↑elaborate
Derivationally related forms: ↑elaboration (for: ↑elaborate)
Hypernyms: ↑develop, ↑make grow
Verb Group: ↑work up
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

4. do physical exercise (Freq. 5)
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She works out in the gym every day

Syn: ↑exercise
Derivationally related forms: ↑workout, ↑exercise (for: ↑exercise), ↑exerciser (for: ↑exercise), ↑exercising (for: ↑exercise)
Hyponyms:
Verb Group: ↑exercise, ↑work
Entailment: ↑move
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

5. be calculated
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The fees work out to less than $1,000

Hypernyms: ↑total, ↑number, ↑add up, ↑come, ↑amount
Verb Group: ↑calculate, ↑cipher, ↑cypher, ↑compute, ↑reckon, ↑figure
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

6. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
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did you solve the problem?

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Work out your problems with the boss

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this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out

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did you get it?

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Did you get my meaning?

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He could not work the math problem

Syn: ↑solve, ↑figure out, ↑puzzle out, ↑lick, ↑work
Derivationally related forms: ↑workable (for: ↑work), ↑solution (for: ↑solve), ↑solver (for: ↑solve), ↑solvent (for: ↑solve), ↑solving (for: ↑solve)
Hypernyms: ↑understand
Hyponyms:
answer, ↑resolve, ↑riddle, ↑strike, ↑guess, ↑infer, ↑break
Entailment: ↑reason
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

7. give a workout to
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Some parents exercise their infants

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My personal trainer works me hard

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work one's muscles

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this puzzle will exercise your mind

Syn: ↑exercise, ↑work
Derivationally related forms: ↑workout, ↑exercise (for: ↑exercise), ↑exerciser (for: ↑exercise)
Hypernyms: ↑work, ↑put to work
Hyponyms: ↑warm up
Verb Group: ↑exercise
Cause: ↑exercise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

8. make a mathematical calculation or computation
Syn: ↑calculate, ↑cipher, ↑cypher, ↑compute, ↑reckon, ↑figure
See Also: ↑figure out (for: ↑figure), ↑reckon (for: ↑reckon)
Derivationally related forms:
figure (for: ↑figure), ↑figurer (for: ↑figure), ↑figuring (for: ↑figure), ↑reckoner (for: ↑reckon), ↑reckoning (for: ↑reckon), ↑computation (for: ↑compute), ↑computer (for: ↑compute), ↑cypher (for: ↑cypher), ↑cipher (for: ↑cipher), ↑calculable (for: ↑calculate), ↑calculus (for: ↑calculate), ↑calculation (for: ↑calculate), ↑calculator (for: ↑calculate)
Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths
Hypernyms: ↑reason
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE


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  • work out — {v. phr.} 1. To find an answer to. * /John worked out his math problems all by himself./ * /Mary had trouble getting along with her roommate, but they worked it out./ Compare: FIGURE OUT. 2. To plan; develop. * /Mary worked out a beautiful design …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • work out — {v. phr.} 1. To find an answer to. * /John worked out his math problems all by himself./ * /Mary had trouble getting along with her roommate, but they worked it out./ Compare: FIGURE OUT. 2. To plan; develop. * /Mary worked out a beautiful design …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Work-out — auch: Workout 〈[wœ:kaʊt] n. 15〉 die körperliche Konstitution u. Leistungsfähigkeit verbessernde sportliche Übung [<engl. work out „trainieren“] * * * Work out, Work|out [ wə:k|a̮ut ], das od. der; s, s [engl. workout, zu: to work out =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • work out — (something) to find a solution to something. The committee met today and worked out a statement that everyone liked. You can use a calculator to work out the problem, or you can work it out on paper …   New idioms dictionary

  • Work-out — auch: Work|out 〈[wœ:kaʊt] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport〉 die körperliche Konstitution u. Leistungsfähigkeit verbessernde sportliche Übung [Etym.: <engl. work out »trainieren«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • work out — [v] solve; satisfy accomplish, achieve, arrange, attain, be effective, bring off, clear, come out, come to terms*, complete, compromise, construct, contrive, develop, devise, elaborate, evolve, figure out, find out, finish, fix, form, formulate,… …   New thesaurus

  • work out — index calculate, compose, devise (invent), dispatch (dispose of), fix (settle), implement …   Law dictionary

  • Work-out — Work out, auch Work|out [ wə:kaut] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. workout> Form des intensiven Fitnesstrainings …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • work out — ► work out 1) solve or be capable of being solved. 2) develop in a good or specified way. 3) plan in detail. 4) understand the character of. 5) engage in vigorous physical exercise. Main Entry: ↑work …   English terms dictionary

  • work out at — ► work out at be calculated at. Main Entry: ↑work …   English terms dictionary

  • work|out — «WURK OWT», noun. Informal. 1. a trial; test: »The mechanic gave the car a thorough workout after repairing it. SYNONYM(S): tryout. 2. exercise; practice: »a good workout running before breakfast …   Useful english dictionary

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