Define:

work out (http://definr.com/work out)

v 1: come up with; "We evolved an interesting idea"; "We worked

up an ad for our client" [syn: evolve, work up]

2: turn out well; "Everything worked out in the end"

3: work out in detail; "elaborate a plan" [syn: elaborate]

4: do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"

[syn: exercise]

5: be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"

6: make a mathematical calculation or computation [syn: calculate,

cipher, cypher, compute, reckon, figure]

7: find the solution to (a problem or question):"did you solve

the problem?"; understand the meaning of; "did you get

it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the

math problem" [syn: solve, figure out, puzzle out, lick,

work]

8: give a work-out to: "Some parents exercise their infants";

"My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"

[syn: exercise, work]