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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 work out

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 work out
      v 1: come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting
           idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client" [syn: work
      2: 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"
      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) 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"
         [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]