worked
adjective Date: 1740 that has been subjected to some process of development, treatment, or manufacture <
a newly worked field
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • worked — Sorted mail ready for dispatch …   Glossary of postal terms

  • worked — /werrkt/, adj. that has undergone working. [1700 10; WORK + ED2] Syn. WORKED, WROUGHT both apply to something on which effort has been applied. WORKED implies expended effort of almost any kind: a worked silver mine. WROUGHT implies fashioning,… …   Universalium

  • worked — [[t]wɜrkt[/t]] adj. having undergone working • Etymology: 1700–10 syn: worked, wrought both apply to something on which effort has been applied. worked implies expended effort of almost any kind: a worked silver mine. wrought implies fashioning,… …   From formal English to slang

  • worked — un·worked; worked; …   English syllables

  • Worked — Work Work (w[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Worked} (w[^u]rkt), or {Wrought} (r[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Working}.] [AS. wyrcean (imp. worthe, wrohte, p. p. geworht, gewroht); akin to OFries. werka, wirka, OS. wirkian, D. werken, G. wirken, Icel.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worked — /wɜkt/ (say werkt) adjective that has undergone working; wrought; ornamented; embroidered: a prettily worked handbag …   Australian English dictionary

  • worked — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fashioned, wrought, processed, treated, effected, designed, created …   English dictionary for students

  • worked — adj American tired. An expression used on campus in he USA since around 2000 …   Contemporary slang

  • worked — wÉœrk /wɜːk n. labor; task; profession; occupation; vocation; place of work; creation; deed; action; effort v. labor; act; operate; activate; process; succeed; cause; manage; solve; advance with difficulty adj. of labor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • WORKED — …   Useful english dictionary

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