Meaning of WORK OUT
|Pronunciation: || ||wurk awt|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [v] do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
- [v] give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"
- [v] come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"
- [v] work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
- [v] find the solution to (a problem or question) or udnerstand the meaning of; "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"
- [v] make a mathematical calculation or computation
- [v] be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"
- [v] happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well; "Things worked out in an interesting way"; "Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed"
| ||Synonyms:|| ||calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, exercise, figure, figure out, lick, puzzle out, reckon, solve, work, work up|
| ||See Also:|| ||add, add together, add up, amount, answer, approximate, average, average out, bet, break, budget, capitalise, capitalize, come, come out, count, deduct, depend, develop, differentiate, divide, estimate, extract, extrapolate, factor, factor in, factor out, fraction, gauge, guess, infer, integrate, interpolate, judge, limber up, look, loosen up, make grow, miscalculate, misestimate, move, multiply, number, press, process, prorate, put to work, quantise, quantize, reason, recalculate, resolve, riddle, strengthen, strike, subtract, survey, take off, tone, tone up, total, train, tumble, turn out, understand, warm up, weightlift, work out|