tease out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theytease out
he/she/itteases out
present participleteasing out
past tenseteased out
past participleteased out
  1. 2
    same as tease1 (sense 4)

    Tease out some of the roots before replanting.

See also main entry: tease