work

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  • Every great department of human knowledge was represented by the best known works. ...
  • He has appeared in feature films as well as performed voice-over work. ...
  • Working part-time the two of them might get it done in three months. ...
  • Once each one of them finished high school, they all worked full-time. ...
  • She got into voice-over work after being discovered at a one woman show. ...
  • People involved in the business worked full time and were paid for their work. ...
  • These have perhaps become among the best known works from the period. ...
  • Some would be worked to death and the rest would be killed. ...
  • He began working full-time in radio while only a junior in college. ...
  • He left his former business interests and started doing this work full-time. ...
  • Many of his best-known works were inspired by what he saw there. ...
  • During his administration women and children were limited to an eight hour work day. ...
  • His main issues were that he had no control over his works. ...
  • It took some time for the current theory to be worked out. ...
  • So, for want of experience, it was all up-hill work with me. ...
  • While playing here, he also worked part-time as a police officer. ...
  • All of these writers published most of their best-known works during this period. ...
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Meaning of work

  • noun Activity directed toward making or doing something
    she checked several points needing further work
  • noun A product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works, the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work, he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey, the work of an active imagination, erosion is the work of wind or water over time
  • noun (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force
    work equals force times distance
  • verb Exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    I will work hard to improve my grades, she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor
  • verb Be employed
    Is your husband working again?, My wife never worked, Do you want to work after the age of 60?, She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money, She works as a waitress to put herself through college
  • verb Have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
    The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought, How does your idea work in practice?, This method doesn't work, The breaks of my new car act quickly, The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water
  • verb Shape, form, or improve a material
    work stone into tools, process iron, work the metal
  • verb Operate in a certain place, area, or specialty
    She works the night clubs, The salesman works the Midwest, This artist works mostly in acrylics
  • verb Proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
    work your way through every problem or task, She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived, Start from the bottom and work towards the top
  • verb Move in an agitated manner
    His fingers worked with tension
  • verb Cause to work
    he is working his servants hard
  • verb Behave in a certain way when handled
    This dough does not work easily, The soft metal works well
  • verb Operate in or through
    Work the phones
  • verb Cause to operate or function
    This pilot works the controls, Can you work an electric drill?
  • verb Provoke or excite
    The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy
  • verb Gratify and charm, usually in order to influence
    the political candidate worked the crowds
  • verb Move into or onto
    work the raisins into the dough, the student worked a few jokes into his presentation, work the body onto the flatbed truck
  • verb Arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion
    The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times