Student Thesaurus

One entry found for work out.
Entry Word: work out
Function: verb
Text: 1 to find an answer for through reasoning <by putting our two heads together, we were able to work out the problem> -- see SOLVE
2 to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort <worked out a compromise between the warring factions> -- see HAMMER (out)
3 to turn out as planned or desired <our plans for a ski vacation just didn't work out> -- see SUCCEED 1
4 to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations <after working out the cost of a college education, we've decided that it's never too early to start saving> -- see CALCULATE 1