To work out

To effect by labor and exertion.
To erase; to efface.
- Phil. ii. 12.

See also: Work, Work

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Thanks to the stupidity of the French, they have gone to such lengths to conceal the fact of my escape for these many days that I have had ample opportunity to work out every detail of our little adventure so carefully that there is little chance of the slightest hitch occurring to mar our prospects.
Banks may prefer to work out NPLs internally rather than selling their NPLs, given the higher recoveries that are typically achieved.