Work


Work

Work may refer to:

Human labor:

  • Employment
  • House work
  • Labor (economics), measure of the work done by human beings
  • Manual labor, physical work done by people
  • Wage labor, in which a worker sells their labor and an employer buys it
  • Work (project management), the effort applied to produce a deliverable or accomplish a task

In physics:

In theology:

  • Karma, or "deed" in Sanskrit, causes the cycle of cause and effect, or Saṃsāra, in Indian religions
  • Work (Christian theology), acts of charity

In Film/Media:

  • Work (1915 film), a 1915 silent film co-starring Edna Purviance
  • WORK (FM), an American FM radio station licensed to serve Barre, Vermont
  • Work (professional wrestling), a staged event
  • Work (painting), by Ford Madox Brown
  • Work: A Story of Experience, a novel by Louisa May Alcott
  • Work, a 1978 play by Ron Milner

In Law:

  • Work, the subject matter of copyright law

In Music

  • The Work, band
  • Work Records (aka "WORK" or "The WORK Group"), a music label under Sony Records
  • Work 1989-2002, a release by the electronic music duo Orbital
  • "Work" (Ciara song), a single by Ciara
  • "Work" (Jars of Clay song), a song by Jars of Clay
  • "Work" (Jimmy Eat World song), a song by the rock band Jimmy Eat World
  • "Work", a song by Bob Marley from his album Uprising
  • "Work" (Kelly Rowland song), a single by Kelly Rowland
  • "Work" (The Saturdays song), a song by British pop group The Saturdays
  • Work Work, a song by N Dubz
  • Work (album), an album by Shout Out Louds

Name

  • Weorc or Work (Anglo-Saxon leader) who gave his name to Workington or 'Weorc-inga-tun', meaning the 'tun' (settlement) of the 'Weorcingas' (the people of Weorc or Work)

Working may refer to:

See also

  • Labour (disambiguation)
  • The Works (disambiguation)
  • Works (disambiguation)

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  • work — [wʉrk] n. [ME werk < OE weorc, akin to Ger werk < IE base * werĝ , to do, act > Gr ergon (for * wergon), action, work, organon, tool, instrument] 1. physical or mental effort exerted to do or make something; purposeful activity; labor;… …   English World dictionary

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), n. [OE. work, werk, weorc, AS. weorc, worc; akin to OFries. werk, wirk, OS., D., & G. werk, OHG. werc, werah, Icel. & Sw. verk, Dan. v[ae]rk, Goth. gawa[ u]rki, Gr. e rgon, [digamma]e rgon, work, re zein to do, o rganon an instrument,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • work — n 1 Work, labor, travail, toil, drudgery, grind are comparable when they mean effort or exertion directed to the accomplishment of an end, or an employment or activity which involves such expenditure of effort or exertion. Work is the most… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), v. t. 1. To labor or operate upon; to give exertion and effort to; to prepare for use, or to utilize, by labor. [1913 Webster] He could have told them of two or three gold mines, and a silver mine, and given the reason why they forbare …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • work — ► NOUN 1) activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result. 2) such activity as a means of earning income. 3) a task or tasks to be undertaken. 4) a thing or things done or made; the result of an action. 5) (works)… …   English terms dictionary

  • 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. verka,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • work — [n1] labor, chore assignment, attempt, commission, daily grind*, drudge, drudgery, effort, elbow grease*, endeavor, exertion, functioning, grind, grindstone*, industry, job, moil, muscle, obligation, pains*, performance, production, push, salt… …   New thesaurus

  • Work — Título Charlot, empapelador o Carlitos empapelador o Charlot trabaja Ficha técnica Dirección Charles Chaplin …   Wikipedia Español

  • Work It — «Work It» Sencillo de Nelly y Justin Timberlake del álbum Nellyville Formato Disco compacto Género(s) Rap Duración 4:22 …   Wikipedia Español

  • work it — informal phrase to arrange for something to happen I’ll try and work it so we can leave early today. Thesaurus: to make plans or arrangementssynonym Main entry: work * * * ˈwork it/things …   Useful english dictionary