Definition of pan out in English:

pan out

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phrasal verb

  • 1End up; conclude.

    • ‘he's happy with the way the deal panned out’
    turn out, work out, conclude, end, end up, result, come out, fall out, develop, evolve
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    1. 1.1Turn out well.
      • ‘Harold's idea had been a good one even if it hadn't panned out’
      succeed, be successful, work, turn out well, work out
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  • 2(of gravel) yield gold when washed in a pan.

    ‘They can keep the gold they pan out as souvenirs of modest value, plus get a certificate, a medal and perhaps a bag of local cookies or a bottle of schnapps as a trophy.’
    • ‘Not all the prospects pan out, but occasionally an owner will strike gold.’
    • ‘Feel the rush as you pan out a real nugget of gold.’
    • ‘Instead of panning out gold, several would be prospectors panned out pyrope garnet.’