Work

  • 21work in — ► work in try to include (something). Main Entry: ↑work …

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  • 22work on — ► work on/upon exert influence on. Main Entry: ↑work …

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  • 23work up — ► work up develop or improve (something) gradually. Main Entry: ↑work …

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  • 24work up to — ► work up to proceed gradually towards (something more advanced). Main Entry: ↑work …

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  • 25work|up — «WURK UHP», noun. a complete medical investigation of a person s illness: »Mental patients [are] given a proper diagnostic workup by highly qualified physicians (Atlantic). work up «WURK UHP», noun. Printing. the imprint of a quadrat, lead, or… …

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  • 26Work — Work, Edelleute bei den Tscherkessen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 27work — I (effort) noun application, attempt, campaign, chore, diligence, drudgery, endeavor, enterprise, essay, exercise, exertion, grind, industry, labor, opus, strain, stress, strife, struggle, toil, undertaking II (employment) noun assignment,… …

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  • 28work at — index endeavor, occupy (engage), practice (engage in), practice (train by repetition) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 29work in — index interject, intersperse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 30work on — index lobby, treat (process) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 31work up — index churn, compose, foment, frame (formulate), perturb, pique, provoke, scheme …

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  • 32work up — [v] stimulate agitate, animate, arouse, breed, cause, develop, engender, excite, generate, get up, hatch, improve, incite, induce, inflame, instigate, move, muster up, occasion, produce, rouse, spur, stir up; concepts 14,242 Ant. discourage,… …

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  • 33work-up — [wʉrk′up΄] n. 1. a complete medical study of a patient, including a thorough examination, laboratory tests, a survey of the patient s case history, etc. 2. Printing an unwanted mark on a printed page caused by the rising of spacing material …

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  • 34work|er — «WUR kuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that works. 2. a person who works for wages; member of the working class. 3. an ant, bee, wasp, or other insect that works for its community and usually does not produce offspring. and bee1. (Cf. ↑bee) 4.… …

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  • 35work — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effort/product of effort ADJECTIVE ▪ hard ▪ It s hard work trying to get him to do a few things for himself. ▪ It doesn t require skill it s a matter of sheer hard work. ▪ arduous, back breakin …

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  • 36work — work1 W1S1 [wə:k US wə:rk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(do a job for money)¦ 2¦(do your job)¦ 3¦(help)¦ 4¦(do an activity)¦ 5¦(try to achieve something)¦ 6¦(machine/equipment)¦ 7¦(be effective/successful)¦ 8¦(have an effect)¦ 9¦(art/style/literature)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 37work — /werrk/, n., adj., v., worked or (Archaic except for 35, 37, 40) wrought; working. n. 1. exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil. 2. something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or undertaking: The… …

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  • 38work — ▪ I. work work 1 [wɜːk ǁ wɜːrk] verb 1. [intransitive] to do a job that you are paid for: • Harry is 78 and still working. • Most of the people I went to school with work in factories. work for • David works for a broadcasting company …

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  • 39work — I n. labor 1) to do work (they never do any work) 2) to begin; quit, stop work (they quit work at one o clock) 3) to take on work 4) to undo smb. s work 5) backbreaking, hard; delicate; demanding; dirty, scut; easy, light; exhausting, tiring;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 40work — work1 [ wɜrk ] verb *** ▸ 1 have job ▸ 2 spend time doing something ▸ 3 operate well ▸ 4 have effect ▸ 5 move gradually ▸ 6 shape a substance ▸ 7 do calculation ▸ 8 grow crops on land ▸ 9 dig substances out ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to have a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English