Be engaged in physical or mental activity in order to achieve a purpose or result, esp. in one's job; do work
an engineer who had been working on a design for a more efficient wing
new contracts forcing employees to work longer hours
Be employed, typically in a specified occupation or field
Taylor has worked in education for 17 years
(of an artist) Produce articles or pictures using (a particular material or medium)
he works in clay over a very strong frame
Produce (an article or design) using a specified material or sewing stitch
the castle itself is worked in tent stitch
Set to or keep at work
Jane is working you too hard
Cultivate (land) or extract materials from (a mine or quarry)
contracts and leases to work the mines
Solve (a puzzle or mathematical problem)
she spent her days working crosswords
Practice one's occupation or operate in or at (a particular place)
I worked a few clubs and so forth
Make efforts to achieve something; campaign
we spend a great deal of our time working for the lacto-vegetarian cause
(of a machine or system) Operate or function, esp. properly or effectively
his cell phone doesn't work unless he goes to a high point
(of a machine or a part of it) Run; go through regular motions
it's designed to go into a special “rest” state when it's not working
(esp. of a person's features) Move violently or convulsively
hair wild, mouth working furiously
Cause (a device or machine) to operate
teaching customers how to work a VCR
(of a plan or method) Have the desired result or effect
the desperate ploy had worked
Bring about; produce as a result
with a dash of blusher here and there, you can work miracles
Arrange or contrive
the chairman was prepared to work it for Phillip if he was interested
Exert influence or use one's persuasive power on (someone or their feelings)
she worked upon the sympathy of her associates
Use one's persuasive power to stir the emotions of (a person or group of people)
the born politician's art of working a crowd
Bring (a material or mixture) to a desired shape or consistency by hammering, kneading, or some other method
work the mixture into a paste with your hands
Bring into a specified state, esp. an emotional state
Harold had worked himself into a minor rage
Move or cause to move gradually or with difficulty into another position, typically by means of constant movement or pressure
comb from tip to root, working out the knots at the end
its stanchion bases were already working loose
(of joints, such as those in a wooden ship) Loosen and flex under repeated stress
Make progress to windward, with repeated tacking
trying to work to windward in light airs
Activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result
he was tired after a day's work in the fields
A place or premises for industrial activity, typically manufacturing
he found a job in the ironworks
Such activity as a means of earning income; employment
I'm still looking for work
The place where one engages in such activity
I was returning home from work on a packed subway
The period of time spent during the day engaged in such activity
he was going to the theater after work
A task or tasks to be undertaken; something a person or thing has to do
they made sure the work was progressing smoothly
The materials for this
she frequently took work home with her
Good or moral deeds
the Clapham sect was concerned with works rather than with faith
Something done or made
her work hangs in all the main American collections
The result of the action of a specified person or thing
the bombing had been the work of a German-based cell
A literary or musical composition or other piece of fine art
a work of fiction
All such pieces by a particular author, composer, or artist, regarded collectively
the works of Schubert fill several feet of shelf space
A piece of embroidery, sewing, or knitting, typically made using a specified stitch or method
A defensive structure
An architectural or engineering structure such as a bridge or dam
The record of the successive calculations made in solving a mathematical problem
show your work on a separate sheet of paper
The operative part of a clock or other machine
she could almost hear the tick of its works
The exertion of force overcoming resistance or producing molecular change
Everything needed, desired, or expected
the heavens put on a show: sheet lightning, hailstones—the works
activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
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"
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"; ...
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"
employment: the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
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"
Work is a 1915 silent film starring Charlie Chaplin (his eighth film for Essanay Films), and co-starring Edna Purviance, Marta Golden and Charles Insley. It was filmed at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles.
Work is a 2010 album by Swedish indie rock band Shout Out Louds. It was released in the United States and Canada on February 23, 2010, in Scandinavia on February 24, 2010, and in Germany, Australia, Switzerland, and Austria on February 26, 2010. ...
A Work of Art, Artwork, Art piece, or Art object is a designation for an aesthetic art creation—item. ...
Good works, or simply works, within Christian theology are a person's (exterior) actions or deeds, contrasting with interior qualitites such as grace or faith.
"Work" is a song performed by R&B/pop singer Ciara, from her third studio album, Fantasy Ride. It was released as the second international single, making it the fourth overall and final single from the album. ...
WORK (107.1 FM, "Frank FM") is a radio station licensed to serve Barre, Vermont. The station is owned by Nassau Broadcasting III, LLC. It airs a Classic Hits format.
Labour, employment, occupation, job; The place where one is employed; Effort expended on a particular task; The result of a particular manner of production; Something produced using the specified material or tool; A literary, artistic, or intellectual production; A measure of energy ...
(working) The action of the verb work; That is or are functioning; That suffices but requires additional work; In paid employment; Of or relating to employment; Enough to allow one to use something
(works) A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens; A factory or similar collection of buildings; Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food. (Always preceded by the.); An act associated with moral or religious standing
Getting "worked" or traumatized by a wave during a wipe out. Being Worked usually involves getting pitched, sucked, doing a reef bounce or experiencing
(Worked) A term used in projectile point descriptions which describes an area of an artifact that has been shaped or altered by man, such as the removal of flakes along a blade edge.
(Worked) adj. \ getting beaten by good footwork or speed. 2: to be beaten buy your man abundantly in a game.
(Worked) vb Beat-up badly ("George Bush needs to get worked.")
To "get worked" is to wipe out and get thrown about while being held under by the wave.
(Working) dice term meaning that the bets are in place.
(Working) As in MAGICKAL WORKING. The process of using magick to reach a desired positive goal.
(Working) An indication that bets are "on", and payouts will be made on the next roll of the dice.
(WORKING) In CRAPS, any bet which had been called OFF buy now wants back in action.
(WORKING) Putting effort into something; being productive; actively trying to change something in your life; something that is functional or serves you; something that is feasible / If at workplace: Concerns or issues connected with your work or field; anxiety over duties or responsibilities; ...