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English verb: iron out

1. iron out (change) settle or put right

SamplesWe need to iron out our disagreements.

Synonymsput right, straighten out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

2. iron out (contact) press and smooth with a heated iron

SamplesPress your shirts.
She stood there ironing.

ExamplesThey iron out the cape

Synonymsiron, press

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)press

Narrower (hyponym)mangle

Entailheat, heat up

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