Synonyms of hammer in English:

hammer

noun

verb

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  • 3 they hammered away at their nonsmoking campaign
    work hard at, labor at, slog away at, plod away at, grind away at, slave away at, work like a dog on, put one's nose to the grindstone for; persist with, persevere with, press on with
    informal stick at, plug away at, work one's tail off on/for, soldier on with
  • 4 antiracism had been hammered into her
    drum into, instill in, inculcate into, knock into, drive into; drive home to, impress upon; ingrain into
  • 5 informal we've hammered them twice this season See trounce

Phrases

hammer out

the committee sat for three hours hammering out a new budget thrash outwork outagree onsort outdecide onbring abouteffectproducebrokernegotiatereach an agreement on

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