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  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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 =… …

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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«] …

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  • 6 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,… …

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

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

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 work out at — ► work out at be calculated at. Main Entry: ↑work …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 work out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you work out a solution to a problem or mystery, you manage to find the solution by thinking or talking about it. [V P n (not pron)] Negotiators are due to meet later today to work out a compromise... [V P wh] It took me some… …

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  • 13 Work Out — infobox television show name = Work Out format = Reality runtime = 60 minutes (including commercials) creator = starring = Jackie Warner country = United States network = Bravo first aired = July 19, 2006 last aired = present num episodes = 11… …

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  • 14 work out — verb 1. come up with (Freq. 16) His colleagues worked out his interesting idea We worked up an ad for our client • Syn: ↑work up • Hypernyms: ↑develop, ↑make grow …

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  • 15 work out — phrasal verb Word forms work out : present tense I/you/we/they work out he/she/it works out present participle working out past tense worked out past participle worked out 1) [transitive] to solve a problem by doing a calculation I was born in… …

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  • 16 work out — 1) the bill works out to $50 Syn: amount to, add up to, come to, total 2) my idea worked out See work 2. 6) 3) things didn t work out the way she planned Syn: end up, turn out …

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  • 17 work out — UK US work out Phrasal Verb with work({{}}/wɜːk/ verb ► to be successful or develop in a particular way: »I hope your new job works out. ► to have a particular result or type of result: »These figures work out different every time I do them. »It… …

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  • 18 work out — 1) end successfully, be efficient I hope that everything will work out for her when she moves to London next week. 2) solve, find an answer to I was unable to work out the math problem on the final examination. 3) accomplish, arrange, plan… …

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  • 19 work out — verb Date: 1534 transitive verb 1. a. to bring about by labor and exertion < work out your own salvation Philippians 2:12 (Authorized Version) > b. to solve (as a problem) by a process of reasoning or calculation c. to devise, arrange, or achieve …

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  • 20 work out — I. succeed, go as planned, pan out    Did the recipe work out? Did the cake taste good? II. exercise to become fit or to prepare for competition, workout    Come down to my exercise room. I ll show you where I work out …

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