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work out

 
Noun work out has 1 sense
  1. exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
    --1 is a kind of effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat
    --1 has particulars:
     cardiopulmonary exercise; gymnastic exercise; kick up; set, exercise set; bodybuilding, anaerobic exercise, muscle building, musclebuilding; calisthenics, callisthenics, calisthenic exercise, callisthenic exercise; isometrics, isometric exercise; isotonic exercise; Kegel exercises, pubococcygeus exercises; stretch, stretching; arm exercise; back exercise; leg exercise; neck exercise; stomach exercise, tummy crunch; yoga
    Derived forms: verb work out4, verb work out8
Verb work out has 8 senses
  1. work out, work up - come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"
    --1 is one way to develop, make grow
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. work out - 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"
    --2 is one way to
    turn out, come out
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. elaborate, work out - work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
    --3 is one way to develop, make grow
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. exercise, work out - do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
    Derived form: noun workout1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  5. work out - be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"
    --5 is one way to
    total, number, add up, come, amount
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure - make a mathematical calculation or computation
    --6 is one way to reason
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  7. solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work - find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand 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"
    --7 is one way to understand
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. exercise, work, work out - give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"
    --8 is one way to work, put to work
    Derived form: noun workout1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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