- produced by or showing the results of much thought: a carefully thought-out argument.
Origin of thought-out
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for well-thought-out
It meant that a well-thought-out plan was to be accomplished.Roger the Bold
F. S. Brereton
Hitherto the Union forces had acted on no well-thought-out plan.A Short History of the United States
Things at once fell into harmonious relation with each other, as in a well-thought-out room they should do.Just Sixteen.
This shearing follows a fashion, now happily going out, as it cannot come from any well-thought-out design.The Peaches of New York
U. P. Hedrick
We must not think of this advance into Alsace as part of a well-thought-out plan by the French commander-in-chief.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10)
James Edward Parrott
- (well thought out when postpositive) carefully planned
- conceived and developed in the manner specifieda well thought-out scheme
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