Work

  • 41work — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)k[/t]] ♦ works, working, worked 1) VERB People who work have a job, usually one which they are paid to do. [V prep/adv] Weiner works for the US Department of Transport... [V prep/adv] I started working in a recording studio... [V… …

    English dictionary

  • 42work — 1 verb DO A JOB 1 (I) to do a job that you are paid for: Harry is 78, and still working. (+ for): David works for the BBC. | work as a secretary/builder etc: She works as a management consultant for a design company. | work long hours/nights etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 43work */*/*/ — I UK [wɜː(r)k] / US [wɜrk] verb Word forms work : present tense I/you/we/they work he/she/it works present participle working past tense worked past participle worked 1) [intransitive] to spend time trying to achieve something, especially when… …

    English dictionary

  • 44work — /wɜk / (say werk) noun 1. exertion directed to produce or accomplish something; labour; toil. 2. that on which exertion or labour is expended; something to be made or done; a task or undertaking. 3. productive or operative activity. 4. manner or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 45work — [[t]wɜrk[/t]] n. adj. v. worked (Archaic except in some senses, esp.35,37,40)wrought; working. 1) exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil 2) something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 46work — n. & v. n. 1 the application of mental or physical effort to a purpose; the use of energy. 2 a a task to be undertaken. b the materials for this. c (prec. by the; foll. by of) a task occupying (no more than) a specified time (the work of a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 47work — I. noun Etymology: Middle English werk, work, from Old English werc, weorc; akin to Old High German werc work, Greek ergon, Avestan varəzem activity Date: before 12th century 1. activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 48Work — /werrk/, n. Henry Clay, 1832 84, U.S. songwriter. * * * I In economics and sociology, the activities and labour necessary for the survival of society. As early as 40,000 BC, hunters worked in groups to track and kill animals, while younger or… …

    Universalium

  • 49work*/*/*/ — [wɜːk] verb I 1) to have a job Dominic works part time.[/ex] She works for a big law firm in the city.[/ex] She worked as a journalist.[/ex] I hope to work in marketing when I m older.[/ex] 2) [I] to spend time and use effort trying to achieve… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 50work — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. job, occupation, calling, trade, profession; task, stint, employment; drudgery, toil, moil, grind, routine; function; craftsmanship, workmanship; arts and crafts, craft, handicraft; opus, production,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 51work — ge·deckt·work; hand·i·work; in·ter·work; piece·work·er; re·work; un·work·able·ness; work; work·abil·i·ty; work·able; work·a·day; work·away; work·er; work·ful; work·ing·man; work·less; work·man; work·man·ship; wrist·work; net·work·ing;… …

    English syllables

  • 52work — Synonyms and related words: Grand Guignol, Nachtmusik, Passion play, Tom show, abatis, absolute music, accomplish, accomplished fact, accomplishment, acetify, achieve, achievement, acidify, acidulate, act, acta, acting, action, activism,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 53work — noun 1》 activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result. 2》 such activity as a means of earning income.     ↘W. Indian a job. 3》 a task or tasks to be undertaken.     ↘the materials for this.     ↘(works) chiefly… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 54work on — verb 1. to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something (Freq. 21) the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold • Syn: ↑work at • Hypernyms: ↑work • Hyponyms: ↑belabor, ↑ …

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  • 55work —   Hana, hahahana.   See sayings, hoe, keha, pa i5, pī2, pīkoikoi2; see unemployed.     To work carefully, akahana.     Tedious, prolonged work, pa u hana.     Work with hands (manual), hana lima.     Unusual or rare work, hana hihiu.     Work… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 56work at — verb to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something (Freq. 6) the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold • Syn: ↑work on • Hypernyms: ↑work • Hyponyms: ↑belabor, ↑ …

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  • 57Work — Значимость предмета статьи поставлена под сомнение. Пожалуйста, покажите в статье значимость её предмета, добавив в неё доказательства значимости по частным критериям значимости или, в случае если частные критерии значимости для… …

    Википедия

  • 58work — 1) in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, any text whether published, unpublished, or carrying a disclaimer containing a name or other information bearing on nomenclature; an anonymous work is a published one where the name(s) of… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 59WORK (FM) — Infobox Radio station name = WORK city = Barre, Vermont area = Central Vermont branding = Frank FM slogan = Central Vermont s #1 For Classic Hits airdate = frequency = 107.1 MHz format = Frank FM erp = 3,900 watts haat = 125 meters (410 feet)… …

    Wikipedia

  • 60work — 1. noun 1) a day s work in the fields Syn: labor, toil, slog, drudgery, exertion, effort, industry, service; informal grind, sweat, elbow grease; literary travail See note at labor Ant …

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