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"
5: be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"
6: make a mathematical calculation or computation [syn: calculate
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
8: give a work-out to: "Some parents exercise their infants";
"My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"