Definitions

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  • v. To come to an agreement after much arguing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. discuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement

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Examples

  • I'd hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters,

    If I Had A Hammer

  • May 10 (Bloomberg) -- The euro strengthened after European Union finance ministers pledged to stop a sovereign debt crisis from shattering confidence in the currency and held an emergency summit to hammer out a lending mechanism for deficit-stricken nations.

    Bloomberg

  • He was astonished at their malingering on piece-work, generalized about the inherent laziness of the unskilled laborer, and proceeded next day to hammer out three dollars 'worth of boxes.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

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